In the face of bigotry, Chilean actress Daniela Vega looks toward a more hopeful future.
In Texas, a new immigration detention facility will house only transgender migrants. The hitch is, the last time they tried this, the contract was not renewed because of abuses.
Over several years in the 1940s, Michael Dillon underwent a groundbreaking physical transition from female to male through a series of surgical operations. It was just one part of his remarkable story of personal transformation. But all of that was just part of this Englishman’s remarkable story of personal transformation. Michael Dillon was outed by the newspapers after he transitioned from female to male in the 1940s. Dillon's pioneering journey is a fascinating story about gender, identity and spirituality.
Forty-three transgender people have been killed in Turkey since 2008, the highest number in Europe, according to the group Transgender Europe. But most killings of LGBT members in Turkey go unreported.
We would like to invite you and your friends to help Obama to look at the status of women in the three countries that he will visit next week – Malaysia, Philippines and Turkey.
New anti-gay laws that just took effect in Indonesia's Aceh province mandate 100 strokes from the cane for people engaging in gay sex.
At the ESPY Awards, Caitlyn Jenner used her acceptance speech for the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to call for public respect for all transgendered people. Here are five other trans athletes who pushed cultural boundaries in the past and continue to work for transgender rights.
A government initiative in Bangladesh aims to curb unemployment among its transgender citizens by hiring them as traffic cops.
When John Cameron Mitchell first created his cult favorite, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," many friends thought it was the end of his career. But now, 20 years later, he's back playing the role of the transgender punk rocker on Broadway in an award-winning production.
On October 11, transgender Filipina Jennifer Laude was found dead after checking into a motel with a US Marine. The handling of the case, which is being carried out by American investigators, has sparked protests and demands to change military agreements between the US and the Philippines.
Even in relatively tolerant Indonesia, it's difficult to practice Islam if you're transgender. But an Islamic school is giving transgender women a place to pray — and gain acceptance from Indonesian society.