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Cleis Abeni

Cleis (pronounced like "dice") is a former correspondent for The Advocate.

Advocates are cheering for Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, a Latina public policy expert who becomes the first out transgender person to serve as the White House's LGBT liaison.

March 14 2016 6:49 PM

South Asian transgender poets in DarkMatter excite their followers with a progressive political art that's an antidote to Caitlyn Jenner’s conservatism.

5:28 AM

Miriam Roe, a 22-year-old gender fluid student who died in January, is being remembered for their 'intelligent wit' and deep spirituality that actively welcomed LGBT people. 

March 08 2016 4:38 PM Updated

'Bathroom panic' may well have struck again in a Catholic prep school’s claim that it cannot accept transgender students.

March 07 2016 1:07 AM

Police say it looks like someone killed Jasmine Sierra but haven't released much information.

March 05 2016 11:47 AM

Lucia McCalip, a 22-year-old transgender woman of color in Illinois who took her life last month, is being consistently misgendered by media reports that focus on how she died. 

March 03 2016 6:52 PM

Nino Acox Jackson, a black transgender man, has been found deceased in Dallas almost three weeks after a transgender latina woman named Monica Loera was murdered in her home in Austin. 

March 02 2016 9:01 AM