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Candle Light Vigil For Yazmin Shancez Draws Hundreds

Candle Light Vigil For Yazmin Shancez Draws Hundreds

31-year-old transgender woman Yazmin Shancez’s body was found  shot and burned beyond recognition behind a truck rental business in Fort Myers Florida Thursday. “While the police aren’t calling this a hate crime her family says it took plenty of hate for something like to this to happen” ~ Fox 4 News 200 people came to […]

Groundhog day for GENDA as the NY Senate FAILS again

Groundhog day for GENDA as the NY Senate FAILS again

The NY Senate has refused to vote on GENDA in what has become an annual denial of transgender rights as dependable as Bill Murry’s Groundhog day. The Senate’s failure didn’t even cause a ripple, googling GENDA only brought one current article. The New York State Assembly has passed GENDA seven times, so like Bill Murry […]

Transgender woman immolated in Fort Meyers

Transgender woman immolated in Fort Meyers

The homicide victim found burned behind a vehicle rental facility at 2807 Fowler Street on Thursday has been identified by a stepmother as a transgender woman. Shannon Adams says Yazmin Shancez, 27, is the victim of a hate crime. No arrests have been made in what authorities call a homicide. “I don’t know but it’s […]

Nassau NY: Advocates and legislators to rally for Transgender protections

Nassau NY: Advocates and legislators to rally for Transgender protections

Nassau NY: Trans people in most of the state can still be refused service in restaurants, denied public accommodations,even forced off a bus simply because they are transgender. NY transgender people are routinely targeted with violence, perpetrators often walking free, and there remains very little legal recourse. The Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition (LITAC) knows this […]

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen G. Kane, Transgender people demand justice for Nizah Morris

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen G. Kane, Transgender people demand justice for Nizah Morris

Two days after a courtesy ride by Philadelphia police on December 22, 2002 transgender woman Nizah Morris died at a Philadelphia hospital of a subdural hematoma, the result traumatic blows to her head. Her family believes that police murdered her and have received a $250,000 dollar settlement in civil court where it is easier to […]