People of Color
Nigeria's president has signed the "Same Sex Prohibition Bill," providing sentences of 14 years in prison for same-sex couples and 10-year sentence for anyone that participates in a marriage ceremony for a same-sex couple or offers public support for LGBT people.
A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jewlyes, was attacked at her school in California in November. Now, the District Attorney is charging the young trans student with battery.
In a post on her Tumblr account, transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox wrote about her recent appearance with Carmen Carrera on "The Katie Show," hosted by Katie Couric.