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DC man arrested for the murder of trans woman Zoe Spears

DC man arrested for the murder of trans woman Zoe Spears

Gerardo Thomas, 33, of Baltimore, was arrested Wednesday in Cecil County, Prince George’s police announced Thursday. He was charged with first-degree murder of transgender woman Zoe Spears and is being held without bond. Thomas’ nondescript grey minivan, which he surely thought was untraceable was key to his apprehension. Excellent detective work and the contributions of […]

Carly VG, Trans woman from Oaxaca MX stabbed in the Heart

Carly VG, Trans woman from Oaxaca MX stabbed in the Heart

Carly VG was last seen around midnight Sunday, July 14 getting into a white Nissan Tsuru on Las Casas Street, Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. The car advanced a few meters when the passenger door was thrown open and Carly was pushed to the ground. According to reports the driver was drunk and got into an […]

The Most Dangerous Year: A Free Screening

The Most Dangerous Year: A Free Screening

The Most Dangerous Year, a film by a parent of a transgender child, documents the battle in Washington State to preserve decade-old code protecting transgender rights.  Washington, a bastion of transgender inclusivity was perceived as a target of opportunity by hate groups after they failed to defeat marriage equality. If this sounds familiar to Texans, […]

Stalag Cibola: The Hell that awaits transgender asylum seekers

Stalag Cibola: The Hell that awaits transgender asylum seekers

Luz, a transgender asylum seeker from Honduras presented herself to the CBP at the United States border as an asylum seeker fleeing political persecution. She left her home in Honduras armed only with hope, her body scarred from being beaten, shot and imprisoned, all for the crime of being trans in Honduras. Upon entering the […]

American Medical Association files amicus brief in Supreme Court case: support Transgender workplace rights

American Medical Association files amicus brief in Supreme Court case: support Transgender workplace rights

As the Supreme Court deliberates whether LGBT people should be protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Trans people are literally fighting daily for our lives and our jobs. Many of us endure harassment from the moment we step onto our employer’s property until the second we leave. The American Medical […]

Honduran Transgender Television Personality Santiago Carbajal Murdered

Honduran Transgender Television Personality Santiago Carbajal Murdered

Transgender woman Santiago “Santi” Carbajal founder and social influencer at the Galaxy of Santi was gunned down Friday in the streets after leaving the studio with friends. The beloved Santi, renowned for critical reporting on local issues was most famously known for extravagantly reporting on LGBTQI events and news. Despite being committed in broad daylight […]

Sidelined by #WithTheT at Pride TERFs are condemned for sick attack on trans kids

Sidelined by #WithTheT at Pride TERFs are condemned for sick attack on trans kids

Last year anti-transgender protesters took front and center at pride parades across the world. Uninvited and unregistered these TERFs confounded parade officials with a blitzkrieg of transphobic banners. Refusing to yield the lead spot in many parades they hijacked our celebration of diversity throwing many into a downward spiral of confusion and despair.  This cabal […]

New Jersey transgender woman Cecelia Cranko killed in house fire

New Jersey transgender woman Cecelia Cranko killed in house fire

Transgender activist Cecelia Cranko was found unresponsive and pronounced dead in her South Orange NJ home early Friday morning. Firemen found Cranko while responding to a fire in her home. In 2007 Cranko reported being assaulted in her home. No arrests have been made in that case and as of yet, police haven’t linked the […]

Camila Díaz Córdova murdered by police after being denied asylum

Camila Díaz Córdova murdered by police after being denied asylum

Three San Salvadorian policemen have been arrested and charged with the murder of a former asylum seeker, transgender woman Camila Díaz Córdova. The prosecutor’s office said the officers beat the victim for 40 minutes and left her alive on the street. The Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) presented an injunction against three agents of […]

Detective reads Dads statement about daughter Sage Smith: police don’t care

Detective reads Dads statement about daughter Sage Smith: police don’t care

Every couple of years the mainstream news reminds of the unsolved 2012 murder of transgender teen Sage Smith. And every couple of years we are enraged that Erik Tyquan McFadden, the person of interest, remains free. This year the lead investigator read her father’s statement saying the department doesn’t care because she was black and […]

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