Too few trans people or trans-related issues were included in LGBT end-of-year lists. An even greater number of trans-related stories received little to no media attention at all this year, despite efforts to have them covered by bloggers and journalists.
[In English] A young man is kidnapped, robbed then beaten to death and his body burned. Adding to this already awful situation, TV host, Antulio “Kobbo” Santarrosa and the life-sized puppet he voices, La Comay, re-victimize publicist José Enrique Gómez Saladín by suggesting that if he allegedly was in an area known for “prostitution and homosexuality,” as his killers claim, he may have brought the violence on himself.
About two years ago, 53-year-old Savanna DeLong changed her name and let people know she was making the physical transition from a man to a woman. DeLong said that most everyone was sympathetic, except one business where she said she worked.
$10,000 is the amount of money an anonymous donor just gave to help find a missing Charlottesville man. Nobody has seen Dashad Smith for about a month now as investigators continue to focus on an landfill in Henrico County.
Back in 2009, we became part of an informal coalition of transgender and cisgender (i.e., non-transgender) students, faculty and staff from a number of institutions of higher education in Colorado called the Colorado Trans on Campus (CTOC) coalition.