Transgender

News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories

Author of "Transphobia is Perfectly Natural" asked to take a leave from ad agency

Gavin McInnes, the author of what is considered by many to be one of the most offensive op-ed written about transgender people, has been asked to take a leave of absence from the ad agency he helped to create.

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How long will the transgender community have to wait for justice?

Today, as people gather in New York City to remember the one-year anniversary of the brutal murder of Islan Nettles, Michael Silverman penned an op-ed for the New York Daily News that calls on justice to be served, not just for Islan, but for the many others who have faced violence around the country and the world.

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NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.

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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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Minneapolis Star Tribune profiles The Naming Project, an LGBT Christian youth camp

The Minneapolis Star Tribune highlighted The Naming Project, a groundbreaking summer camp that is a safe haven for Christian youth of all sexual and gender identities.

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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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