News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
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.”
27-year-old Domaine Javier sued Cal Baptist University of Riverside, California for expelling her for being transgender, and on July 11 the court ruled predominantly in the school's favor.
Revlon has launched a social media campaign using the hashtag #GoBOLD, and it is hosted by none other than Laverne Cox!
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.