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Daily Mail Brands Trans Students & Allies As Fascists On TDOR

Daily Mail Brands Trans Students & Allies As Fascists On TDOR

The repugnant ‘newspaper’ The Daily Mail has chosen today, the internationally recognised Transgender Day of Remembrance, to publish an article that has attacked transgender students and their allies at Cardiff University as being fascists. The article, which despite being printed on page 17 of today’s issue was promoted on the ‘newspaper’s’ front page, compares students, […]

It’s T.D.O.R.! …and You Will Know Us by Our Trail of Dead

It’s T.D.O.R.! …and You Will Know Us by Our Trail of Dead

At birth, everyone is assigned a sex and with that, comes their gender, a range of characteristics between masculinity and femininity as determined by a society. Depending on whose defining those characteristics, “biological” – or physician assigned – sex such as male and female may be included in that definition. Imagine if you can being […]

TDoR 2015: Memorial List of 27 Reported Deaths By Suicide

TDoR 2015: Memorial List of 27 Reported Deaths By Suicide

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is an internationally recognized day to memorialize those who were murdered as a result of transphobia; a range of antagonistic attitudes and feelings against transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, gender nonconforming, and agender people. Most TDoR memorial lists omit the names of those who died by suicide. However, while the ways in […]

The 42 US transgender deaths this year are their success

The 42 US transgender deaths this year are their success

We are in a fight for every LGBT life. So far this year there has been 20 suicides in the US, mostly teens and young adults and 22 murders doubled that of 2014. Worldwide at times there has been one murder every 29 hours. Every one of these deaths has this in common. There is a prevailing […]

Can we stop being willing victims, for just one week?

Can we stop being willing victims, for just one week?

The posting about the 43 transgender deaths in the first seven weeks of 2015 was viewed 65,000 times in the first six days. However successful in highlighting this tragedy it’s also turned out to be very controversial. I have outraged some of our readers by including these two paragraphs in the original post… “Most were […]

Van Nuys transgender woman stabbed to death then set on fire

Van Nuys transgender woman stabbed to death then set on fire

A woman whom neighbors said was openly transgender was found dead Saturday morning in her Van Nuys California apartment. Neighbors have told reporters from KTLA and ABC 7 that the woman was open about her transgender status. LAFD made the discovery while extinguishing a fire at the two-story structure in the 14600 block of Saticoy […]

Philippine DOJ rules that murder charges against Scott Pemberton stand #JusticeForJennifer

Philippine DOJ rules that murder charges against Scott Pemberton stand #JusticeForJennifer

The decision by the department now paves the way for his trial to resume though it was unclear when. The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday rejected a plea of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton in connection with his indictment for murder for killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude in Olongapo City, Zambales in […]

Hande Öncü, Turkish transgender asylum seeker living in Vienna murdered

Hande Öncü, Turkish transgender asylum seeker living in Vienna murdered

Having left Turkey for Vienna due to transphobic pressure, trans woman Hande Öncü was killed in a hate crime. Öncü’s body will be brought back to Turkey thanks to Trans Angels’ extensive efforts. Source: Yıldız Tar, “Türkiyeli trans kadın Viyana’da öldürüldü” (Trans woman from Turkey was killed in Vienna), KaosGL.org, 29 January 2015, translated to […]

Avoiding Transgender Suicide

Avoiding Transgender Suicide

In the aftermath of the tragic death of a seventeen year old transgender girl, Leelah Alcorn, a hashtag appeared on Twitter, #RealLiveTransAdult.  It was meant to reach out to transgender youth that their were people they could talk to who would help them realize they had a future.  Perhaps that dialogue needs to be expanded. […]

Carla, your ignorance of Christianity killed your daughter Leelah Alcorn

Carla, your ignorance of Christianity killed your daughter Leelah Alcorn

Last week a transgender child, Leelah Alcorn stepped in front of a semi truck, taking her life. Leelah commited suicide after being shut away from the outside world and forced to attend religious conversion “therapy” by parents who rejected her transsexuality claiming religious reasons. Much to the horror of the world her mother then passed […]

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