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Tallahassee Trans Community Protests Toxic HB 583

Tallahassee Trans Community Protests Toxic HB 583

HB 583 would outlaw trans people from using bathrooms with the threat of jail time, fines, and lawsuits. #WeJustNeedToPee Source Florida Sun News: On Tuesday, March 3, the transgender community of Tallahassee took a stand against a discriminatory bill that would criminalize the community’s public bathroom use. Trans Lives Matter Tallahassee, along with representatives from […]

United States first transgender Lawmaker arrested for hospital bomb threat

United States first transgender Lawmaker arrested for hospital bomb threat

  Stacie Laughton turned herself on Thursday for calling in a bomb threat to a hospital on February 27th. But this isn’t the first time Laughton has been in trouble with the law. Stacie Laughton won national acclaim when she was elected to the New Hampshire Legislature in 2012. That euphoria lasted one month when […]

Man arrested for the murder of Nashville transgender woman Gizzy Fowler

Man arrested for the murder of Nashville transgender woman Gizzy Fowler

Police have arrested Mallory Porter, 18, and are holding him on 150K bond for the murder of Nashville trans woman Gizzy Fowler. WKRN reports that Mallory Porter surrendered to police Tuesday afternoon. Gilbert Fowler, 24, was found shot to death on the morning of Nov. 12 beside her Buick Lacrosse in the driveway of an […]

Zoey Tur on Dr. Drew calls trans woman at Planet Fitness a “cross dressing fetishist”

Zoey Tur on Dr. Drew calls trans woman at Planet Fitness a “cross dressing fetishist”

Zoey Tur the helicopter reporter who made a name for herself during the LA riots and later transitioning is again making a name for herself. Tur appeared on the Dr. Drew show as its transgender reporter this week. Tur gave her opinion about the Planet Fitness event and Carlotta Sklodowska, who self-identified as transgender. Dr. […]

Minnesota GOP submits bill to strip newly adopted trans-inclusive policies from all schools

Minnesota GOP submits bill to strip newly adopted trans-inclusive policies from all schools

  The Minnesota G.O.P. has introduced a comprehensive bill that will eliminate all gender inclusive policies adopted by all Minnesota School districts and repeal the Transgender Athlete policy recently passed. Senate bill SF 1543 was introduced on Friday by Republicans David M. Brown, Mary Kiffmeyer, Carrie Ruud, Dave Thompson and Torrey Westrom. The Student Physical […]

Planet Fitness cancels woman’s membership who wouldn’t stop transphobic fear mongering

Planet Fitness cancels woman’s membership who wouldn’t stop transphobic fear mongering

A Michigan’s woman’s gym membership was canceled when she refused to stop talking about a transgender woman that she had seen in the locker room. Yvette Cormier said she couldn’t use the changing room “I was blocked, because a man was standing there,” Cormier said. “It freaked me out because, why is a man in […]

Minnesota’s Oldest Anti LGBT Group Opposes Gender Inclusion Policy

Minnesota’s Oldest Anti LGBT Group Opposes Gender Inclusion Policy

One of Minnesota’s oldest anti-LGBT organizations, The Minnesota Family Council [MNFC] has issued an “Action Alert” this week urging their followers to call the St Paul Public School Board [SPPS] to oppose the new gender inclusion policy. This follows the Minnesota Child Protection Leagues [CPLAction PAC] launching of a petition asking state legislators to repeal […]

Florida HB 583 the bill that would put Jazz Jennings in jail passes first hurdle

Florida HB 583 the bill that would put Jazz Jennings in jail passes first hurdle

The author of HB 583, Miami Rep. Frank Artiles, who allegedly punched a student in the face  in a bar fight Monday told the Tampa Bay Times his bill would prevent sexual crimes from happening. The proposal is intended to address public safety concerns that its sponsor, Rep. Frank Artiles, R-Miami, said arise from a broad […]

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 […]

Robert James Spells arrested for the murder of LA Transwoman Deshawnda Sanchez

Robert James Spells arrested for the murder of LA Transwoman Deshawnda Sanchez

21-year-old transgender woman Deshawnda Sanchez was pounding at the front door to a house on South Wilton Place and West 62nd Street early Wednesday December 3rd when police say Robert James Spells exited his car and killed her. “Because of the last word of this innocent victim, we were able to apprehend a vicious killer,” […]