A transgender woman who was savagely beaten over the weekend by a man shouting homophobic slurs in Harlem died of her injuries on Thursday in what police are investigating as a hate crime, authorities said.
A new documentary Web series seeks to shed light on the U.S. military's ban on openly transgender Americans serving in its ranks, by documenting the lives of several armed forces members who are serving in silence.
Islan Nettles, a New York City transgender woman, has died after an attack on the early morning hours of August 17. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday, was taken off of life support and died.
Because the network’s coverage of the law lacked commentary from experts or actual transgender people, Fox’s commentators were able to manufacture wild horror stories based largely on transphobic misinformation.
My rainbow issues outside work have been mostly limited to finding the seven different colors of folders that are on my two sons' back-to-school supply lists. The other night, though, I finally had a chance to watch the two different segments that have generated so much buzz. I reacted to them as a parent.