transgender woman of color

U.S. Marine accused of killing Filipina trans woman misses first court hearing

Today, a U.S. Marine suspect subpoenaed by Philippine authorities for the murder a local transgender woman, 26-year-old Jennifer Laude of Olongapo, did not appear in court to face charges.

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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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July 22, 2014

VIDEO: Laverne Cox takes a little time to enjoy The View

Yesterday, Laverne Cox appeared on ABC's The View to talk about her role on Orange is the New Black and the "nuance, and complexity, and dimension" it asked of her, and thus the catharsis it offered her.

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July 18, 2014

UPDATE: Jane Doe moved to male facility

GLAAD has been following the story of Jane Doe, a 16-year-old transgender girl of color, and we are dismayed to report that Doe has been moved to Connecticut's Juvenile Training School (JTS), the state's only secure facility for delinquent boys.

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June 26, 2014

GLAAD congratulates Tona Brown, first transgender woman of color to perform at Carnegie Hall

Last night, Tona Brown made her debut at Carnegie Hall as the first transgender woman of color to perform in the iconic venue.

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June 24, 2014

200 gather to honor memory of trans woman Yaz'min Shancez

Last Thursday, the body of Yaz'min Shancez, affectionately nicknamed "Miss T," a 31-year-old transgender woman, was found behind a garbage bin at a rental facility in Ft. Myers, Florida, burned.

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June 17, 2014

Tona Brown to be first trans woman of color performing at Carnegie Hall

Tona Brown has reached her fundraising goal, and she will officially be making history as the first openly transgender woman of color ever to perform at the iconic venue on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 7:30PM.

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Trans woman inmate suing Ohio for refusing to provide hormone treatments

Whitney Lee, a transgender woman incarcerated in Ohio, is asking a federal judge to order that the state continue providing her with hormone treatments, which were abruptly halted in February 2012.

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February 19, 2014

VIDEO: Janet Mock shows Stephen Colbert that trans people can be in on the joke

Janet Mock appeared on The Colbert Report and used humor to do some important trans education.

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Trans teen attacked at school, charged with battery -- sign petition for charges to be dropped

A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jewlyes, was attacked at her school in California in November. Now, the District Attorney is charging the young trans student with battery.

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