As the first African American trans woman to create a news outlet that focuses on trans women of color issues, Monica Roberts, creator of TransGriot, is continuing to raise visibility for black trans women and the everyday challenges they face.
The national center for transgender equality will be hand delivering a petition to capitol hill with hopes on bringing more attention to the mistreatment of ntersex, transgender, and non-gender conforming immigrant detainees.
This afternoon, Katie Couric will be devoting her entire hour to exploring the stories of transgender youth - in particular, the journeys they've been on with their families, and specific medical advances that are allowing some trans youth to transition more safely than ever before
The continued transphobic news coverage by Fox News needs to stop. As the rest of soceity realizes the need for fair and equal treatment of trans people, why haven't the very people that make us aware of this progress?
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is set to issue a series of directives that will take some steps to help ensure the safety and treatment of LGBT detainees in the immigration system, but the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is calling on her to do more.