A transgender man, Juan Evans, in East Point, Georgia, says he was pulled over by local police for speeding, only to be harassed, called "it," and threatened with a genital search, according to a video released by the SNaP Co (Solutions Not Punishment Coalition). The video shows Evans recounting the incident he endured on October 23 after he was pulled over.
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With the media flocking to cover news aside from the World Cup in Brazil, news outlets and publications would do well to keep in mind the brutal situation for transgender individuals in the Roman Catholic nation.
On Saturday night, October 5, the Los Angeles trans community will gather for food, fun and a good cause as they support Gender Justice LA at their annual "TransRoots Get Down" fundraising event.
Jazzie Collins, a San Francisco transgender activist, died Thursday, July 11th, at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. She had been in poor health for several weeks, and passed away surrounded by loving friends. The cause of her death is still being determined.
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Today, June 28, GLAAD and other LGBT and allied organizations will take part in the 9th annual Trans Day of Action (TDOA), organized by The Audre Lorde Project and TransJustice.
Evon "Yung LT" Young, the 22-year-old transgender male rapper who has been missing since New Year's Day, is the alleged victim of a gruesome murder, according to Milwaukee authorities.