Chicago

September 25, 2014

A closer look at Eisha Love and violence in Chicago

The Windy City Times published a third article in an investigative series about the arrest of Eisha Love and the subsequent murders of Paige Clay and Tiffany Gooden.Eisha Love was charged with first degree attempted murder after surviving a transphobic attack on Chicago's west side.

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September 18, 2014

Eisha Love is serving jail time for defending herself while other Chicago trans women are being attacked

On the morning of March 28 2012 while stopping at a gas station, Eisha Love and a friend were accosted at a gas station with a barrage of anti-trans epithets which led to an altercation.

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September 10, 2014

TransTech launches campaign for fall tech apprenticeship

TransTech is a Chicago-based non-profit organization that offers an apprenticeship and training academy that teaches job skills, graphic design, and web coding skills.

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The Gay Games are over in Cleveland, but the stories continue to be told

Saturday evening saw the closing ceremony of the 9th Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, but that doesn't mean that the stories of LGBT athletes are ending.

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July 15, 2014

Chicago Trans woman launches tech focused creative design firm

Last week, TransTech Social Enterprise (TTSE), announced the launch of their tech ­focused training and apprentic

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Chicago summit on LGBT youth homelessness calls for action

A recently released report shows the severity of LGBT youth homelessness in Chicago and strategizes about what can be done about it.

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July 11, 2014

Chicago radio station tweets slur about actress Laverne Cox

Chicago R&B ration station, WGCI and host UB Rodriguez both tweeted out a transphobic slur about Cox's inclusion in John Legend's new video, "You and I"

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Catholics march for equality in Chicago pride parade

Over a dozen Roman Catholic parishioners marched in yesterday's Chicago pride parade in solidarity with the Chicago chapter of DignityUSA, an independent ministry for LGBT Catholics, making a bold statement for LGBT equality amidst an environment of opposition within the Church as a whole.

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March 31, 2014

Trans 100 and Trans*H4ck honor the visibility and accomplishments of the transgender community

This past weekend Chicago hosted the second annual Trans 100, an event that recognizes 100 transgender people working who have worked towards the advancement of the transgender community. Trans*H4ck also worked in partnership with this yearsTrans 100 to acknowledge transgender people's contribution to the tech industry.

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