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Arlington NAACP opposed TX Gov Greg Abbott as MLK Grand Marshal and WON

Arlington NAACP opposed TX Gov Greg Abbott as MLK Grand Marshal and WON

The Arlington Texas NAACP prevailed denying bigot Texas Gov. Greg Abbott a political platform as Martin Luther King Grand Honorary Marshal. The leaders of the Arlington TX branch of the NAACP were forced into a true conundrum. Either boycott or protest. But when faced with the possibility that Greg Abbott a far right-wing politician being […]

LA Transgender woman Viccky Gutierrez murdered 2nd Week 2nd Death

LA Transgender woman Viccky Gutierrez murdered 2nd Week 2nd Death

LA activists are certain that transgender woman Viccky Gutierrez died in the fire that gutted her south LA apartment. The Coroner hasn’t identified the body found as that of Viccky Gutierrez, or the cause of death but the fire department has deemed the blaze suspicious. Trans Latina activist Bamby Salcedo calls the death of her […]

Kenosha Unified School District to pay transgender Student Ash Whitaker $800,000

Kenosha Unified School District to pay transgender Student Ash Whitaker $800,000

The Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) has agreed to pay Ash Whitaker $800,000 for forcing him and other transgender students to wear armbands designating their birth gender. The armbands were intended to segregate them from other students and make them more easily identifiable when they entered areas of public accommodations I.E. the restroom. The complaint in Whitaker v. Kenosha […]

Miss Trans America Founder First US Transgender Murder of 2018

Miss Trans America Founder First US Transgender Murder of 2018

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, 42, Miss Trans America founder was found dead at her home in North Adams Mass Friday evening. Police went to her residence after her husband Mark Steele-Knudslien reportedly went to the station Friday night and confessed to her murder. Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien married Mark last summer according to her Facebook posts. Monica […]

New App TransMuhafiz Puts Pakistani Transphobic Offenders in the Spotlight

New App TransMuhafiz Puts Pakistani Transphobic Offenders in the Spotlight

TransMuhafiz an android app now available on Google Play enables real-time locational reporting of transphobic violence via the web, voice message, picture, video, and text. Transgender people in Pakistan have long suffered in obscurity especially those in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the north-west tribal region bordering Afganistan. Despite increased media reporting, 54 trans people have been murdered […]

Nong Rose First Muay Thai Trans Boxer To Fight In France

Nong Rose First Muay Thai Trans Boxer To Fight In France

Muay Thai fighter Nong Rose Bancharoensuk has always felt like a woman and it shows both in and out of the ring. With over 150 wins the 21-year-old trans woman was finally allowed to fight a major bout after a prohibition was dropped banning sports bras and long hair in the ring. Nong Rose had […]

Malaysian Activist Nisha Ayub Slams Islamic Plan to Program Trans People

Malaysian Activist Nisha Ayub Slams Islamic Plan to Program Trans People

Officials of the Malaysian state of Terengganu have announced plans to conduct an awareness (sic) religious gender conversion program for ‘mak nyah’ or Transgender people to put them on “the right path’. Not off to a good start. First, the authorities need to assuage the well-earned distrust of the community who will undoubtedly go further […]

Trump fires the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Trump fires the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

The Trump Administration summarily fired what was left of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) Thursday via a FedEx letter. While it is not uncommon for incoming administrations to replace council members when their terms expire the timing of the firing leaves the administration just two days to replace the entire council. Gabriel Maldonado, […]

Tifanny Abreu First Transgender Brazilian Superliga Volleyball Player

Tifanny Abreu First Transgender Brazilian Superliga Volleyball Player

Meet Tifanny Abreu, the first transgender woman to play in the top Brazilian Superliga league earning her both an MPV award and condemnation. While Tifanny wasn’t sure she could play at the super league level after her transition, all doubts were quashed as she has dominated at the Wing Spiker position for the top-notch teamVolei […]

Trans Woman Candy Lee Wins Kiwi Pro Wrestling Championship

Trans Woman Candy Lee Wins Kiwi Pro Wrestling Championship

New Zealand’s Candy Lee ended her opponents reign dropping a Candy crush on her during the “Nightmare before Christmas” match December 16th. Diva Dirt reports that Candy Lee became the first transgender woman to win a major Indie title when she became New Zealand’s women’s Impact Pro Wrestling Champion. According to Last Word on Pro Wrestling, Candy Lee […]