Tiffany Edwards, a 28-year-old trans woman of color, was found dead in Cincinnati last Thursday. She was last seen by her aunt the night before, saying she was meeting up with friends.
News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
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Pride Month ended on an awesome note on Sunday June 29th.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver focused on how far the United States has come in terms of LGBT equality, especially compared to other countries like Uganda. Oliver briefly discussed some of the anti-gay laws in Uganda, and then welcomed Pepe Onziema, a transgender Ugandan human rights activist.
Jazz, a 13-year-old transgender advocate who has worked with GLAAD and has even started her own foundation to help transgender youth, is now a published author!
This week, Democracy Now! spoke with Pooja Gehi, a staff attorney at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), and Angie Milan-Cruz, one of the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit challenging the New York Department of Health's exclusion of transgender healthcare coverage from Medicaid.
Laverne Cox, transgender actress and advocate accepted an award on behalf of the groundbreaking Netflix series Orange is the New Black at the 2014 Logo Trailblazers awards, which honor those paving the way for LGBT equality.
NYC Children's Services releases Safe & Respected, a Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Best Practices Guide
The guide covers current situations, policy, best practices, and practices to avoid across different issues for serving TGNC children involved in government programs and services.
Last night, Tona Brown made her debut at Carnegie Hall as the first transgender woman of color to perform in the iconic venue.