Trans Woman Blazes Trail for Women, LGBTs in New York's Fire Department
October 27 2014 1:15 PM ET

Trans Woman Blazes Trail At New York Fire Department

Mitch Kellaway

Brooke Guinan has been quietly raising the profile of LGBT folks and women in the FDNY for years. Now she's become a visible role model, taking part in V.O.I.C.E.'s new 'So Trans, So What?' campaign.

Op-ed: Trans Men, Trans Women, and Surrendering the Sisterhood at Women's Colleges
October 27 2014 8:07 AM ET

Op-ed: Trans Students Surrender 'Sisterhood' at Women's Colleges

Adrian Scott Duane

Women's colleges can have their cake and eat it too: Keep their vital 'sisterhood' and do right by trans women and trans men.

Excerpt: Sex, Objectification, STD Tests, and Writing a Trans 'Nonfiction Novel'
October 27 2014 5:00 AM ET

Sex, Objectification, and Writing Trans Nonfiction

Elliot Deline

Elliott Deline tells The Advocate his new book gets more 'autobiographical, and arguably more scandalous' than ever before, touching on his relationships to sex, alcohol, love, and being made a 'spectacle' as a trans person.

Trans, Gay Prisoners Sue California Jail Over Alleged Mistreatment
October 26 2014 5:05 AM ET

Trans, Gay Prisoners Sue Calif. Jail, Claiming Mistreatment

Mitch Kellaway

Trans, gay, and bi inmates of a San Bernadino jail say they were placed in an "alternative lifestyle tank" where they barely saw the outside of their cells.

PHOTOS: U.S. Marine Now in Filipino Custody After Protests Over Trans Woman's Murder
October 25 2014 5:05 AM ET

PHOTOS: U.S. Marine in Filipino Custody After Protests Over Trans Woman's Murder

Thom Senzee

After weeks of protests, the U.S. Marine charged with murdering Filipina trans woman Jennifer Laude is now being held on Philippine soil, while still being guarded by Americans.

Landmark Report Finds Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman
October 23 2014 4:27 PM ET

Landmark Report: Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman

Mitch Kellaway

Tamara Lusardi, a trans Department of the Army employee, has found justice after years of misgendering and being barred from using the women's restroom.

Op-ed: How Transparent Tried and Failed to Represent Trans Men
October 22 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Transparent Tries, But Fails to Represent Trans Men

Cael Keegan

Transparent is both groundbreaking and problematic. But not for the reasons you've heard.

EXCLUSIVE: U.K. Documentary 'Patchwork' Puts Spotlight on Trans Love
October 21 2014 4:47 PM ET October 23 2014 1:55 PM ET

U.K. Documentary Patchwork Spotlights Trans Love

Mitch Kellaway

In this exclusive clip from the upcoming trans-focused British documentary series Patchwork, lovebirds Darcy and Rosa talk about 13 years of partnered bliss through and beyond gender transition.

As Advocates Gather in D.C., Pelosi Endorses Trans Military Service
October 21 2014 12:49 PM ET

Nancy Pelosi Endorses Open Trans Military Service 

Mitch Kellaway

This week House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi became one of the first politicians to officially come out in support of trans people serving openly in the U.S. military.

PHOTOS: Diverse Trans* Beauty All Year Long
October 21 2014 6:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Enjoy Trans* Beauty All Year Long

Mitch Kellaway

The Trans* Calendar Project kicks off its third year of creating trans photography hung on walls worldwide.

Op-ed: A Health Haven for Trans Women in Upstate New York
October 20 2014 6:30 AM ET

Op-ed: A Haven for Trans Health in Upstate New York

Maureen Kelly

One transgender health program in Ithaca, N.Y., ensures that rural New Yorkers don’t have to travel hundreds of miles for simple care.

Working With Laverne Cox, Standing in Solidarity with Trans Women of Color
October 19 2014 4:18 AM ET

Working With Laverne Cox, in Solidarity with Trans Women of Color

Mitch Kellaway

L'lerrét Jazelle Ailith wowed audiences with her powerful participation in Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word. We spoke with the trans youth advocate to learn more about her activism and getting to work with her hero.

NY Court May Reinstate Hate Crime Conviction for Trans Woman's Killer
October 18 2014 10:18 AM ET

N.Y. Court May Reinstate Hate Crime Conviction for Trans Woman's Killer

Mitch Kellaway

Found guilty of a hate crime in the first-degree manslaughter of Lateisha Green, Dwight DeLee was set free on a technicality. But advocates hope to see the decision overturned.

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