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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
An article published yesterday by NBC News titled "Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets" details the experiences of homeless LGBT youth in New York City.
Yesterday, a 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed on the Green Line Metro in Washington, D.C., around 4:30 p.m.
Today, RollingStone magazine ran a feature story about CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color whose story gained national attention after she was arrested and charged for the death of her own attacker.
For LGBT youth in Chile and Latin America, Todo Mejora (Chile’s version of It Gets Better) is currently the country’s only organization targeted at helping specifically LGBT youth.
UK’s VICE News released a short documentary about life in Jamaica for LGBT youth, titled “Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens.”