Ines Rau Becomes First Trans Playboy Playmate

(CNN)The late Hugh Hefner broke ground with Playboy, and now the first issue of the magazine since his recent death is doing the same.

The November/December issue features the men magazine's first openly transgender Playmate.

French model Ines Rau appears in a spread and the centerfold.

It's her second appearance in the publication. Rau was featured in a special section of the May 2014 issue where she was photographed fully nude by Ryan McGinley for a spread titled "Evolution."

Man Pleads Guilty In Murder Case of His Trans Ex Girlfriend

SALISBURY, N.C. — Angel Arias, 25, pleaded guilty on June 13 to the murder of Elisha Walker, a 20-year-old transgender woman with whom he had formerly had a romantic relationship. Aria is a member of the Latin Kings, a gang which sources say might have posed a threat to his life if other members had discovered his relationship with Walker.

4 Charged In Death of Transwoman After Bragging To Friends

The details of a transgender teen’s gruesome killing have shocked a Missouri community and sparked speculation that it was a hate crime. The victim had come out earlier this year.

Ally Steinfeld, 17, was stabbed and her mutilated body was burned earlier this month at a residence in Cabool, Mo., in the Ozarks, police say. Three people have been charged with murder. One other faces less severe charges.

Transgender teen viciously beaten at high school

NEWARK — Fourteen-year-old Kylie Perez never saw it coming — as she was blindsided with a flurry of punches and kicks from at least four fellow students at a high school in Newark Friday.

“And the girl was like, ‘oh, there’s the tranny! Two punches, like right here, and i fell. And when i feel, I felt like everybody was coming towards me. Everybody,” said Kylie.

Kylie, who is transgender, and her mother, Lillian Richards, say bullies have made school life difficult for the last several years.

TS Madison Responds To Angry Wife Who Found Maddy's Number in Her Man's Phone

First of all Madison is a pure fool for those responses. Second of all lol.

Watch: Trailer For "The Death and Life of Marsha P Washington" Trans Activist Killed in 1992

Who killed Marsha P. Johnson? She was one of the icons of the gay rights movement in the 1960s, the self-described "street queen" of NY's gay ghetto, and founded the Transvestites Action Revolutionaries with fellow luminary Sylvia Rivera. When Johnson's body was found in the Hudson River in 1992, police called it a suicide and didn't investigate. In David France's new documentary, trans activist Victoria Cruz seeks to uncover the truth of her death while celebrating her legacy.

Derricka Banner the 20th known trans person murdered in the US this year

On Tuesday morning, the 20th known transgender person was murdered in the United States this year. Police found Derricka Banner, 26, a trans woman of color, shot to death in a car around 3 am in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Montavious Sanchez Berry, 18, was arrested and charged with murder, armed robbery, and shooting into an occupied vehicle.

This is Charlotte’s 64th homicide of 2017 and the 20th transgender person killed. The 17th trans person was killed less than a month ago, showing the frequency and increased crime rate.

Spelman College To Admit Trans Students For The First Time

On Tuesday, Spelman College president Mary Schmidt Campbell announced that, starting next year, the all-women school would admit all students who “consistently live and self-identify as women, regardless of their gender assignment at birth.”

The change was announced in a a letter to students, faculty and staff sent from the HBCU after a task force of alumnae, students, and staff looked into the possibility of changing the policy, according to Campbell.

Reclaiming Her Trade: Transwoman Says She Lured Her Trade Back From a Butch Queen with Some Air Force Ones!

If you bought me some air force ones I guess I would come back too. Foxx Jazwell says she was DISTRAUGHT when her Trade left her for a gay man, so she got him back by buying him a pair of air force ones and cooking him a meal Do you agree with her methods?

Laverne Cox Becomes Model For Beyonce's Ivy Park Athletic Wear Line

Laverne Cox, star of Orange Is the New Black, can now add model for Beyonce to her growing resume.

The actress revealed the news by donning the Halo singer’s athleisure range Ivy Park in a pic uploaded to social media.

Of the news she told PeopleStyle: ‘It’s like I’m dreaming.’

‘It feels like some weird fantasy I’ve had since Destiny’s Child’