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27 Murders For the 2017 TDOR: A Near Record

27 Murders For the 2017 TDOR: A Near Record

Currently, there have been 27 transgender people murdered in the United States since the 2016 Transgender Day of Remembrance. As tragic as that number is it wasn’t for a lack of trying by the haters. But it looks like Detroit trans woman Chocolate will survive the attack on her life which occurred Friday, albeit with serious […]

Trans woman Danica Roem Defeats Bob (Bathroom bill) Marshall in VA House of Delegates Race

Trans woman Danica Roem Defeats Bob (Bathroom bill) Marshall in VA House of Delegates Race

Danica Roem(D) defeated incumbent Bob Marshall(R) tonight becoming the first transgender person elected to represent Virginia in the state legislature. Roem ran a steady campaign focusing on issues that affect the quality of life of her constituents. While Roem openly embraces her trans status she didn’t make it a focal point of her campaign. “As […]

Transwoman Stephanie Montez: Murdered, Misgendered, Deadnamed

Transwoman Stephanie Montez: Murdered, Misgendered, Deadnamed

The friends of Corpus Christi transgender woman Stephanie Montez were left aghast as their search for her revealed that the Sheriff had identified her as a “man in a dress” in an inexcusably transphobic police report. It wasn’t until a friend spoke up about her trans identity days later did they learn about her fate. […]

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Won’t Seek Reelection

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Won’t Seek Reelection

Joe Straus, the San Antonio Republican who nixed Dan Patrick’s bathroom bill said today that he won’t be seeking reelection. Texas, this gorgeous brown dusty bowl of prairie dirt will never be the same. It’s just dirt. But it’s also been a place to make a living, get a new start and live life big. […]

Transman Scott Wilson Goes Public About Rapist Who Then Gets 15 Years For Crime

Transman Scott Wilson Goes Public About Rapist Who Then Gets 15 Years For Crime

20-year-old Transman Scott Wilson was raped last April at the Newcastle Tyneside Foyer youth hostel where he was living by fellow resident Shelton Dube. Wilson didn’t know if he should report it, but after talking to a friend he did so the next day. That was courageous of Wilson to do, but he took an […]

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Chairman Byron Cook doesn’t think we stand a chance of landing Amazon’s five-billion-dollar headquarters unless Gov. Abbott and Lt Gov. Dan Patrick publicly disavow their Bathroom Bill agenda and future efforts to strip LGBT protections from Texas cities. Amazon, which fought against Washington state’s Proposition I-1515 and joined a coalition opposing Texas Bathroom legislation is taking […]

Top General Tells Trump Transgender Troops Serve With Honor and Valor

Top General Tells Trump Transgender Troops Serve With Honor and Valor

The highest ranking officer, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford said publicly what he says he’s been telling Trump privately. Dunford says he’s been telling Trump all along that transgender service members should not be separated because of their gender identity. The Hill reports when asked by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) whether […]

Scout Schultz made the 911 call that resulted in police shooting them

Scout Schultz made the 911 call that resulted in police shooting them

Police released the audio of the 911 call that they said Georgia Tech Pride President Scout Schultz made which resulted in campus police shooting them. The Georgia Tech police officer who shot and killed Scout Schultz has been identified as Tyler Beck https://t.co/zupVGHE4KE via @remysmidt — Tasneem N (@TasneemN) September 19, 2017 Officer Beck had […]

Chelsea Manning: I’m no traitor, I did the best I could under the circumstances

Chelsea Manning: I’m no traitor, I did the best I could under the circumstances

“I’m no traitor,” Chelsea Manning told moderator Eugene Jarecki “I believe I did the best I could in my circumstances to make an ethical decision.” Manning made that statement during an interview last week at the Nantucket Project an annual event which brings people together to the Island to talk about their parts in shaping America. Nothing I know […]

Scout Schultz Georgia Tech Pride President Shot Dead by Campus Police

Scout Schultz Georgia Tech Pride President Shot Dead by Campus Police

In a heart-rending video, Scout Schultz can be seen ignoring the pleas of Campus to drop their knife apparently leaving them with no option other than defending themselves. The shooting captured by a horrified student Scout Schultz can be heard shouting ‘kill me’ and in their (Schultz identified as non-binary according to to the Advocate) […]

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