May 15 2014 10:31 AM ET

Photos: Havana Cuba Pride Conga March

Photographer Eric Politzer captured Havana Cuba Pride Conga March, the beginning of a week of events culminating with the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

VH1 Greenlights Trans Docuseries TransAmerica
May 14 2014 12:50 PM ET

VH1 Green-lights Trans Docuseries TransAmerica

Parker Marie Molloy

Executive produced by Tyra Banks and Gay Rosenthal, and starring Carmen Carrera, the Chicago-based docuseries is expected to premiere in late 2014 or early 2015.

Chelsea Manning's Attorney Accuses Pentagon of 'Strategic Leak'
May 14 2014 9:42 AM ET May 14 2014 1:15 PM ET

Manning's Attorney Accuses Pentagon of 'Strategic Leak'

Parker Marie Molloy

An Associated Press report cites anonymous Pentagon officials who claim that the WikiLeaks source has been cleared for transfer, and will receive hormone therapy.

Report: More Than 100 Instances of Antitrans Violence This Year
May 13 2014 3:09 PM ET

Report: More Than 100 Instances of Antitrans Violence This Year

Parker Marie Molloy

A report of the year's first four months serves as a reminder of the alarming rate at which trans individuals β€” particularly transgender women of color β€” are murdered worldwide.

WATCH: Malaysia's Battle for Transgender Rights
May 13 2014 2:10 PM ET

WATCH: Malaysia's Battle for Transgender Rights

Parker Marie Molloy

Often deprived of health care and legal recognition, Malaysia's transgender population is mounting a legal challenge against laws that prohibit their self-expression.

What Happens to Sex When Your Partner Comes Out as Transgender?
May 13 2014 3:00 AM ET

Let's Talk About Sex, Baby β€” Transgender Sex

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Sometimes when relationships evolve, roadblocks emerge on the path to intimacy.

May 12 2014 10:25 AM ET

Carmen Carrera Bares Both Genders on Life Ball Poster

David LaChapelle captures trans model Carmen Carrera as both 'Adam' and 'Eve' on the Life Ball 2014 poster

12 Cisgender Allies to Trans Causes
May 12 2014 6:30 AM ET

12 Cisgender Allies to Trans Causes

Parker Marie Molloy

While finding straight allies to LGB causes has become as easy as watching the Oscars, the roster of big-name cisgender allies to trans causes is in its infancy.

WATCH: Defense Sec. Hagel Open to Review Trans Military Ban
May 11 2014 10:59 AM ET

WATCH: Defense Sec. Open to Review Trans Military Ban

Parker Marie Molloy

Though the repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' allowed for lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members to serve openly, the military continues to discriminate against trans individuals, preventing them from service. Secretary of Defense Hagel speaks with ABC News on the policy's future.

WATCH: The Power of a Mother's Love for Her Trans Daughter
May 11 2014 6:18 AM ET

WATCH: The Power of a Mother's Love for Her Trans Daughter

Parker Marie Molloy

Just in time for Mother's Day, Transgender Law Center released the latest in its 'My Authentic Life' series of videos, highlighting a California mother-daughter team.

Op-ed: What My Transgender Child Taught Me About Motherhood
May 11 2014 5:32 AM ET

Op-ed: What My Trans Child Taught Me About Motherhood

Tanya Shapiro

One mother learns the value in listening to her son.

Drop Dead Diva Showrunner Josh Berman Says Goodbye, Trans Episode Among The Last
May 09 2014 6:00 AM ET

Drop Dead Diva Signs Off With Trans Episode

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Drop Dead Diva uses one of its last episodes to focus on a story playing out right now: a trans kid who can't use the school restroom.

N.Y. Lawmaker Looks to Simplify Name Change for Trans Residents
May 08 2014 4:37 PM ET

Bill Aims to Simplify Name Change for Trans New Yorkers

Parker Marie Molloy

In most states, transgender individuals are required to publish a public notice in a local newspaper prior to legally changing their names. One legislator hopes to remove this burden for trans New Yorkers.

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