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Baptist pastor Steven Anderson screams I’m gay and I hate Jenner

Baptist pastor Steven Anderson screams I’m gay and I hate Jenner

Pastor Steven Anderson welcomes Caitlyn’s transition last Sunday preaching “You evil, filthy animal that’s destroying the morals of our country – die!” Anderson screamed I’m gay, and I hate myself. Pounding a fist on the pulpit nearly in tears, I hate Jenner. I am scared! OK well not in so many words, but when you […]

Illinois legislature sends youth gay conversion therapy ban to Governor for signing

Illinois legislature sends youth gay conversion therapy ban to Governor for signing

The Illinois Senate voted 34-19 on May 29th to send HB217, an act to end gay conversion therapy, to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner for signing. The house passed a similar bill earlier in the year. The purpose of The Youth Mental Health Protection Act is to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from sexual […]

Facebook Group For Black Lesbians Forced To Shut Down AFter Racist and Homophobic Abuse

Facebook Group For Black Lesbians Forced To Shut Down AFter Racist and Homophobic Abuse

There is a popular new trend amongst Facebook users where people click that they are attending events they have no intention of going to in order to raise awareness of certain events or individuals. This practice has had some positive outcomes, Californian student Azeem Ward received Internet fame following the sharing of his flute recital, […]

Thugs invade and threaten death to Labrys IDAHOT celebrants in Kyrgyzstan

Thugs invade and threaten death to Labrys IDAHOT celebrants in Kyrgyzstan

Thugs climb over a fence and broke into a club holding the Labrys IDAHOT celebration on May 17th in Kyrgyzstan. One member of the group was hurt and has filed charges. About 30 members of the LGBT group Labrys were holding a private celebration behind locked doors when a thug jumped over the wall and […]

IDAHOT 2015 The underlying trends

IDAHOT 2015 The underlying trends

TransRespect – Transphobia: IDAHOT 2015 TGEU, through their Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) Project, maintain perhaps the most comprehensive and detailed database and analysis of Reported Murders in the world. It is updated and published every IDAHOT and also at other periodic intervals. The above pictorial representation depicts the Number of report Trans Murders between January […]

Louisiana School Finally Agrees to Allow Lesbian Student to Wear Tuxedo to Prom

Louisiana School Finally Agrees to Allow Lesbian Student to Wear Tuxedo to Prom

Patrick Taylor, principal of Carroll High School in Monroe, Louisiana, has given in to massive outcry and agreed to allow lesbian student Claudetteia Love to attend her school prom wearing a tuxedo. When Claudetteia first expressed her desire to attend her high school prom wearing a suit instead of a dress her school principal, Patrick […]

Ash Haffner’s mother April Quick Asks That we #DoItForAsh

Ash Haffner’s mother April Quick Asks That we #DoItForAsh

Yesterday Planet Transgender was contacted by April Quick regarding the article about Ash Haffner’s suicide. This note also appears on the facebook cause Ash’s mother created “Do it For Ash”. ********* Your story needs to be corrected or retracted: PLEASE SHARE: A STATEMENT FROM ASH HAFFNER’S MOTHER: If you take the time to read Ash’s […]

NYC Mayor Marches In LGBT inclusive “Pat’s for All parade”, skips St. Patrick Day Parade

NYC Mayor Marches In LGBT inclusive “Pat’s for All parade”, skips St. Patrick Day Parade

Happy to be a part of a wonderful tradition at the St. Pat’s for All parade. Erin go bragh! pic.twitter.com/vMVDWnbqsKMayor Bill de Blasio Tweeted “Happy to be a part of a wonderful tradition at the St. Pat’s for All parade. Erin go bragh!” — Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) March 1, 2015 Just a bit of […]

Catwoman Confirmed as Bisexual by DC Comics

Catwoman Confirmed as Bisexual by DC Comics

DC Comics has flirted with the idea of Catwoman Selina Kyle being bisexual for many years now, with small teases and suggestions, but the latest issue confirms without a doubt that the much loved anti-hero thief is indeed a lover of both men and women. In the latest run of the popular comic book series […]

Watch Eusabia Dominguez wed becoming the first transgender bride in Las Cruces

Watch Eusabia Dominguez wed becoming the first transgender bride in Las Cruces

To walk down an aisle in a white wedding dress, to be greeted by the one we love to exchange vows.. How many of us have had that vision safely tucked away in our hope chest? Eusabia Dominguez did just that in Las Cruces yesterday. Her’s and Gilbert’s love story is a reminder to all […]