Black Trans Woman Ashley Diamond Released from Prison After 3 Years
August 31 2015 9:26 PM ET

Ashley Diamond Released After 3 Years in Men's Prison

After serving more than three years in a men's prison, where she reported repeated rapes, the black trans woman was released to family members in Georgia today.

REPORTS: ISIS Executes Nine More 'Gay' Men

REPORT: ISIS Executes Nine More 'Gay' Men

The radical Islamist group has reportedly thrown another nine men accused of being gay from the top of the tallest building in Mosul, Iraq.

Trayvon Martin Killer George Zimmerman Proves He's a Racist Homophobe

George Zimmerman Proves He's a Racist Homophobe

The man who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida is spouting off about the murder of two Virginia journalists, blaming President Obama.

U.S. Marine Claims 'Trans Panic' in Murder of Trans Filipina Jennifer Laude

U.S. Marine Employs 'Trans Panic' Defense in Filipina's Murder

Joseph Scott Pemberton, a U.S. Marine private first class, admitted to killing 26-year-old Filipina Jennifer Laude after he discovered she was transgender.

Teen Killed at Jerusalem Pride Remembered as Believer in Equality and Tolerance

Killed Jerusalem Teen Wanted Equality for All

Shira Banki joined in the parade to 'support her friends and everyone else's right to live as they please,' her parents said.

Living Trans, From Iran to New York City

Living Trans, From Iran to New York City

Up-and-coming actress Pooya Mohseni tells The Advocate what it took to come out as trans at 37, offering a riveting tale of survival that took her from Iran to New York City.

Op-ed: Bridging the Gap Between Gay Pride and Black Lives

Op-ed: Bridging the Gap Between Gay Pride and Black Lives

This black lesbian argues that true dedication to listening — even when uncomfortable — can help make LGBT people more aware of their racial bias.

These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in the U.S. in 2015
August 26 2015 3:36 PM ET

These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in 2015

This year has already demonstrated why activists continue to decry an 'epidemic' of fatal violence directed at transgender women.

Op-ed: Trans Men Experience Far More Violence Than Most People Assume

Op-ed: Yes, Trans Men Experience Real Violence

Boys Do Cry: When we expand violence data beyond hate crimes, it's clear that trans men are targeted at comparable rates to trans women.

Freed From Iowa Jail, Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Speaks

Free at Last: Meagan Taylor Speaks

The black trans woman tells The Advocate about facing transphobia daily, her battle ahead, and the unusual part a county jail played in working toward justice.

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