trans women of color

Transgender woman India Clarke murdered in Tampa, Florida

On Tuesday morning, India Clarke, a 25 year old Black trans woman, was found murdered outside a community center in Tampa, Florida.

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GLAAD @ Work: Trans Awareness Week, Ty Herndon comes out, Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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VIDEO: Trans women talk about their experiences in honor of Trans Day of Remembrance

GLAAD interviewed three trans women about their experiences and what Trans Day of Remembrance means to them.

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Petition launched to #FreeEisha, a trans woman of color arrested after she was attacked

A trans woman of color, Eisha Love, is currently facing attempted murder charges after she was attacked by two men outside a gas station on Chicago's West Side.

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NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.

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Phoenix trans activist Monica Jones appeals "manifestation" conviction, with support from Laverne Cox

Monica Jones, a trans woman of color activist and Arizona State University student in Phoenix, filed an appeal on Tuesday of her conviction for "manifesting an intent to prostitute," a city ordinance that sanctions behaviors like flagging down passing cars and asking whether someone is a police officer.

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Petition launched to #FreeMarichuy, a trans immigration detainee raped in custody

Activists and advocates are calling for the release of a transgender woman of color after she was raped by her cell mate at an immigration detention center in Arizona.

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Rolling Stone profiles trans woman 'folk hero' CeCe McDonald in August issue

Today, RollingStone magazine ran a feature story about CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color whose story gained national attention after she was arrested and charged for the death of her own attacker.

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Media outlets using inaccurate name and misgendering murdered Baltimore trans woman, Mia Henderson

A transgender woman of color, Mia Henderson, was found dead Wednesday morning in an alley in northwest Baltimore.

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TakePart speaks to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender victims of violence

Following the murder of Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati and the problematic media coverage of her story, TakePart spoke to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender people, particularly in stories involving transgender victims of violence.

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