Posts by Andy Kang

Fanbacked.com campaign to finance Myrna, a new television dramedy about a transgender actress

August 20, 2014

A core creative team consisting of Director, Ted Campbell, Executive Producer, Jennifer Fontaine, and starring actress, Marlo Bernier, is launching a new television series based on Bernier's experience as a trans woman who sacrificed her pre-transition success in favor of living in "her true gender identity."

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August 20, 2014

Comprehensive transgender healthcare approved in Oregon

Due to a historic vote, transgender Oregonians will be able to access trans healthcare under Oregon's Health Plan starting in 2015.

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August 13, 2014

Delhi University including third gender option on application forms

Delhi University is welcoming transgender, or third gender, as they are legally recognized in India, applicants by including the option to identify as third gender on application forms.

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August 12, 2014

Transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, moved to solitary confinement after reporting rape

Advocates are deeply concerned about transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, who, according to The Advocate, not only was incarcerated in a men's prison at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center even though she identifies as a woman, but was also sent to solitary confinement after reporting that her male roommate raped her.

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August 11, 2014

Washington, D.C. faces second anti-trans hate crime within a week

Only three days after a transgender teenage girl was stabbed on the Washington, D.C. metro, a 30-year-old trans woman was robbed at gunpoint.

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August 5, 2014

Kickstarter campaign raising funds for film about Stonewall heroes Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera

Happy Birthday, Marsha! is a film project about the friendship between Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, two heroes of the Stonewall Riots and homeless trans women of color, and the decisions they made on a hot summer day in June, 1969 that pushed the LGBT movement forward.

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July 29, 2014

Laverne Cox educates hosts on "CBS This Morning" and talks about her success on Orange is the New Black

Laverne Cox appeared on "CBS This Morning" and spoke about her Emmy nominee, Time cover, and other career successes/projects. She also spoke about growing up transgender and shared some wisdom on accepting people who are different from us.

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July 28, 2014

Trans teen advocate and children's book author Jazz is now vlogging on YouTube

Accomplished transgender teenage advocate, Jazz, has taken to YouTube with her latest project - vlogging.

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