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The Miss Trans Albania contest is now in its third year, with seven contestants taking part.

January 02 2018 5:45 PM

History for equality will be made on Tuesday, even if it's an advance that is immediately in jeopardy.

January 01 2018 5:03 PM

The comedian didn't go so far as to apologize for his transphobic jokes in a new Netflix special released this weekend.

January 01 2018 2:14 PM

A new trans political action committee made a big impact on 2017 elections. So why didn’t they get the credit?

January 01 2018 1:30 PM

Ashlee Marie Preston hopes to represent south Los Angeles in the California Assembly.

December 30 2017 2:29 PM

Barres, a transgender man, did pioneering work on the role of certain brain cells and was an advocate for trans people, women, and more.

December 28 2017 4:38 PM