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October 24, 2014

Trans Texan trailblazer Monica Roberts needs her community

Monica Roberts, legendary blogger and advocate who has worked tirelessly for the transgender community over the last two decades, is facing homelessness.

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Houston HEROs speak out for non-discrimination ordinance

Houston, Texas could soon pass HERO, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which would cover employment, city contracting, housing, public accommodations and private employment at businesses with at least 50 employees on the basis of both sexual orientation and gender identity.

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May 9, 2013

Cemia Acoff, transgender murder victim, gets best reporting and representation from gay and trans blogs

Following the discovery of Cemia Acoff, a transgender woman found dead in a pond after being reported missing for little over a month, media is still ignoring both the AP stylebook, which has included guidelines on transgender reporting since 2001, and GLAAD who has demanded fair reporting on transgender issues.

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GLAAD to Media: Tell the Story of Anti-Transgender Violence Correctly

Two instances of anti-transgender murders occurred in Orlando, Florida and Baltimore, Maryland over the last 24 hours. Both were transgender women of color. And when the media doesn't tell their story correctly, it perpetuates misleading stereotypes about transgender people.
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February 28, 2013

Filling a void in the blogsphere: Monica Roberts for Transgriot

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.
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