Kataluna Enriquez is now set to become the first transgender woman to compete for the Miss USA title in November.
Making history: The 27-year-old contestant competed against 21 candidates for the Miss Nevada USA title at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa in Las Vegas on Sunday, reported Rappler.
Japanese soccer player Kumi Yokoyama’s announcement that they are transgender has earned praise and commendation from President Joe Biden.
Coming out proud: The 27-year-old forward, who plays for the Washington Spirit in the National Women’s Soccer League, came out as a transgender man on June 19 via a YouTube video.
Byun Hee-soo, South Korea’s first transgender soldier who was forcibly discharged from service over a year ago, has been found dead.
Sudden death: The 23-year-old former South Korean soldier was found dead in her home on Wednesday at 5:49 p.m., according to Yonhap News.
A finalist at this year’s Miss Universe Nepal is making history whether or not she takes home the crown on Wednesday night.
A transgender woman in the Philippines was subjected to verbal and physical abuse by a self-professed “born again Christian” because of her sexual orientation and gender identity.
Facing discrimination: Alexis Hart Garcia shared two videos of a middle-aged woman identified as “Aling Susan,” who is shown insulting and threatening her in public.
A 59-year-old transgender Filipino American has still not been found after she went missing at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Texas while on a layover on the way to Mexico almost one year ago.
What happened: Paula del Mundo, a nursing assistant at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, was last seen wandering inside the airport on Sept. 14, 2019, according to Asian Journal.
A Dallas-area high school student was given funds raised by his friends for his 18th birthday to help him legally change his name.
Andi Bernabe, who came out as transgender about two years ago, shared the heartwarming moment on his TikTok (@fluffiestboy), according to Them.us. The video has been viewed more than 7 million times on Twitter and 2.6 million on TikTok.
South Korean military officials have confirmed that they discharged their first known transgender soldier after she underwent gender reassignment surgery.
Staff sergeant Byun Hui-su is now pleading to be allowed to continue her service following the conclusion of the military panel that her procedure can be a reason for discharge, Time reports.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has expressed her support for a transgender woman in the Philippines who was stopped from using the female restroom at a mall in Quezon City.
On Tuesday, Gretchen Diez made headlines after she was barred by a female custodian from entering the female restroom at Farmers Plaza mall in Cubao, QC.
A transgender man from Hong Kong, who has been kept in solitary confinement in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Georgia, has finally been released.
Yuen Tzu, also known as Chin, was taken out of solitary confinement in the facility in Irwin on July 16 and relocated to an ICE detention center in Dallas. Chin is now sharing a cell with a roommate, according to National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance executive director Glenn D. Magpantay.
DC Universe has cast transgender activist Chella Man for the second season of its live-action series “Titans.”
Man will play the role of Joseph Wilson, also known as Jericho, a Titan capable of possessing anyone through eye contact.
Transgender people in Japan must first undergo sterilization before they can have their gender changed on their official documents, such as passports.