GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.
Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
On Sunday, MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry dedicated more than half of her show to discussing the everyday challenges LGBT Americans face when trying to participate fully in their communities, with a special focus on everyday life for transgender Americans.
Momentum is building as the hearing and trial for CeCe McDonald approaches in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The community is encouraged to attend the hearing scheduled for April 24. CeCe was the victim of a violent transphobic and racist assault during the summer of 2011.