News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new short documentary film, TRANSMORMON, follows the life of Eri Hayward, a 25-year-old transgender woman who grew up in the Mormon LDS church in Utah.