GUEST POST: 238 names for #TDOR
Monica Roberts of TransGriot says that 238 victims of anti-trans violence are 238 too many.
Methodist pastor vows to continue to support LGBT equality under threat of defrocking
Methodist minister Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was convicted under church law by a jury of Methodist pastors of officiating at his son's marriage to another man, was suspended for thirty days and told he will lose his credentials if he violates any of the church's laws during his suspension.
#TDOR founder remarks on 15th anniversary, but still sees anti-trans violence today
Gwendolyn Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, has written an essay for the Huffington Post for the 15th anniversary for the Transgender Day of Remembrance. She notes that since the murder of Rita Hester, hundreds of others of transgender people have been victims of violence and murder. In 2013 alone, over 200 transgender people were murdered...that we know of.
People Magazine covers terminally ill woman travels across country to marry her partner
People Magazine profiled Lisa Dumaw and Therese Pieper, who made a journey from Boulder, Colorado, to Woodstock, New York, to be legally married before Lisa died of cancer.