: transgender

February 7, 2013

Evon "Yung LT" Young: Remains still not found in gruesome murder of transgender rapper

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.

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DC Police Officer Accused of Firing Weapon At Trans Women Gets Probation

Washington, DC police officer Kenneth Furr was sentenced in the District's Superior Court for allegedly shooting his weapon while off duty at a car of five passengers, including two trans women.

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Ruling Against Sweden's Forced Sterilization For Transgender People Takes Effect

Sweden has moved closer to the full repeal of a law that forced transgender citizens to undergo sterilization through surgery to change legal identification.
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Trans Stories You Should Have Seen And Heard More About in 2012

Too few trans people or trans-related issues were included in LGBT end-of-year lists. An even greater number of trans-related stories received little to no media attention at all this year, despite efforts to have them covered by bloggers and journalists.
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Facebook Stories Shares Essay On Coming Out As Transgender

The Facebook Stories application featured an essay by Kai Bailey in which she recounts coming out as transgender to most of her friends through a Facebook post.

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TLDEF Announces Non-Discrimination Victory for Transgender Student

The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) annouced a victory in a the case of a 12-year-old transgender girl who was excluded from her school just because of who she is.

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Melissa Harris-Perry Highlights Wedding of LGBT Couple

An LGBT couple whose engagement at the White House's LGBT Pride Month reception went viral in an online video were married last week in New York City.
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International Human Rights Day: The Global Issue of Anti-Transgender Violence

On this 2012 observance of International Human Rights Day, anti-transgender violence continues to be suffered at alarming rates around the world.

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December 7, 2012

Repugnant NY Post Does Another Repugnant Thing

We know it's the New York Post. We know what their standards are, and they're not very high. Many of the writers and editors have made it clear that they could care less about the trans young people reading their paper - or parents and friends who have lost a loved one due to anti-trans violence.

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