transgender

Fox News' Laura Ingraham calls transition-related healthcare for transgender youth "child abuse"

Laura Ingraham, a host for Fox News, took to her radio show on Wednesday to say that providing medically necessary transition-related care to youth is "child abuse," as reported by Media Matters.

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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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August 20, 2014

Fanbacked.com campaign to finance Myrna, a new television dramedy about a transgender actress

A core creative team consisting of Director, Ted Campbell, Executive Producer, Jennifer Fontaine, and starring actress, Marlo Bernier, is launching a new television series based on Bernier's experience as a trans woman who sacrificed her pre-transition success in favor of living in "her true gender identity."

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August 11, 2014

Washington, D.C. faces second anti-trans hate crime within a week

Only three days after a transgender teenage girl was stabbed on the Washington, D.C. metro, a 30-year-old trans woman was robbed at gunpoint.

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August 5, 2014

Kickstarter campaign raising funds for film about Stonewall heroes Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera

Happy Birthday, Marsha! is a film project about the friendship between Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, two heroes of the Stonewall Riots and homeless trans women of color, and the decisions they made on a hot summer day in June, 1969 that pushed the LGBT movement forward.

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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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August 4, 2014

National Association of Black Journalists Conference: Tiffany Warren honored, GLAAD panel addresses reporting on anti-trans violence

GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist Tiq Milan moderated a panel on fair and accurate reporting of violence against transgender women of color at this year's National Association of Black Journalist Conference in Boston. Additionally GLAAD board member, Tiffany R. Warren received teh 2014 Pat Tobin Award.

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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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