'Tranny Awards' Changes Its Name, Not Its Nature
March 12 2014 3:32 PM ET

'Tranny Awards' Changes Its Name, Not Its Nature

Parker Marie Molloy

After pushback from transgender people, the controversial awards show is finally changing its name, but is it enough?

The Striking Muxe: Mexico's Third Gender
March 11 2014 5:01 AM ET

The Striking Muxe: Mexico's Third Gender

Andrew Belonsky

Like their Two-Spirit sisters in North America, the muxes are an integral part of Zapotec culture, revered, not reviled.

New York City Issues Trans-Inclusive Student Policy
March 10 2014 10:36 AM ET

New York City Issues Trans-Inclusive Student Policy

Parker Marie Molloy

The nation's largest school district adopted new guidelines as a means to protect transgender students.

Trans Woman Sues CrossFit After Being Told to Compete in Men's Division
March 10 2014 9:09 AM ET

Ordered to Compete with Men, Trans Woman Sues CrossFit

Parker Marie Molloy

The fitness giant ignores decades of research supporting the 34-year-old CrossFit athlete, relegating her to the men's division.

Op-ed: What People Don't Get About Dismay Over Jared Leto
March 10 2014 8:15 AM ET

What People Don't Get About Dismay Over Jared Leto

Parker Marie Molloy

The outcry against Rayon in Dallas Buyer's Club is less about Jared Leto playing a trans woman, and more about an industry where Rayon is the only trans woman allowed to exist.

Google's International Women's Day Doodle Includes Trans Women
March 07 2014 4:09 PM ET

Google's International Women's Day Doodle Includes Trans Women

Parker Marie Molloy

Today's Google Doodle celebrates International Women's Day with a video celebrating women around the globe — including two openly trans women.

Meet the Controversial Spiritual Adviser to Trans People
March 07 2014 11:39 AM ET

Meet the Controversial Spiritual Adviser to Trans People

Michael O'Loughlin

A Catholic nun has provided religious counseling for hundreds of transgender people throughout the U.S.

A Tribe in Peril: The Hijra in Mumbai
March 06 2014 6:05 AM ET

A Tribe in Peril: The Hijra in Mumbai

Alison McCauley

Alison McCauley's essay and photos show the forces that threaten daily living for the transgender hijra: AIDS, rape, and the Indian government.

Op-ed: In Defense of Jared Leto
March 05 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: In Defense of Jared Leto

Calpernia Addams

Transsexual acting coach Calpernia Addams on trans roles in Hollywood

UPDATE: Trans Student Recants Story of Sexual Assault at Calif. High School
March 04 2014 4:56 PM ET March 04 2014 8:22 PM ET

UPDATE: Trans Student Recants Story of Sexual Assault at Calif. High School

Advocate.com Editors

A transgender student originally told police he was assaulted in a bathroom at his California high school.

Maryland Senate Passes Trans Nondiscrimination Bill
March 04 2014 4:35 PM ET

Maryland Senate Passes Trans Nondiscrimination Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

The Maryland Senate passed a bill that would make the state the 18th in the nation to ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

WATCH: 'Trans Rights Are Human Rights' Highlights Awareness
March 03 2014 2:46 PM ET

WATCH: 'Trans Rights Are Human Rights'

Parker Marie Molloy

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and the Asia Pacific Transgender Network marked Zero Discrimination Day on March 1 with a video designed to boost transgender awareness worldwide.

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