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Meet Reem Sharif Groundbreaking Advocate with Punjab Police

Meet Reem Sharif Groundbreaking Advocate with Punjab Police

Trans advocate extraordinaire Reem Sharif has opened the door to justice by opening the first transgender police help desk in Pakistan. As is true in many countries, the hardest step to get justice is the first step. In Pakistan, that first step is called an FIR or First Information Report. But before that can happen […]

Brianna Hill’s family Demands Justice For KCPD Beating

Brianna Hill’s family Demands Justice For KCPD Beating

The LGBTQI community joins with Brianna Hill’s family in solidarity outraged that this beautiful woman suffered so during an attack last year by two Kansas City police officers. We are outraged that Kansas City police refused to cooperate with prosecutors until the Grand Jury forced them to. And we are outraged over the injustice of […]

Idaho Falls Adds Trans inclusive Public Accommodations Ordinance

Idaho Falls Adds Trans inclusive Public Accommodations Ordinance

Idaho Falls city council added transgender public accommodations provisions to its anti-discrimination Ordinance passing it unanimously Thursday. The vote added public accommodations to the city ordinance passed in 2013 banning discrimination in housing and employment Idaho Falls is one of about 16 municipalities in Idaho that have adopted an anti-discrimination ordinance banning some or all […]

Liturgy Lead Singer Hunter Hunt-Hendrix makes public her true gender

Liturgy Lead Singer Hunter Hunt-Hendrix makes public her true gender

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, lead singer for the Black metal band Liturgy came out officially as a woman Wednesday in a message to her fans on Instagram. “I am a woman. I’ve always been one,” she wrote in her post to fans. “The love I have to give is a woman’s love, if only because it is […]

KC Police face assault charges for beating Trans Woman Breona Be’Be Hill

KC Police face assault charges for beating Trans Woman Breona Be’Be Hill

Two Kansas City Police officers have been indicted by a grand jury for beating and slamming transgender woman Breona Be’Be Hill’s head into the sidewalk while arresting her May 24, 2019. A Jackson County grand jury has indicted two white officers 37-year-old Matthew Brummett and 47-year-old Charles Prichard for using excessive force when arresting Hill. […]

ADF calls for judge’s recusal in cisgender runner lawsuit

ADF calls for judge’s recusal in cisgender runner lawsuit

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) angry it has been required to treat the transgender defendants respectfully has asked the presiding judge to remove himself from the case. ESPN reports that the lawyers for the four female runners who are plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue that U.S. District Court Judge Robert Chatigny showed bias during a […]

Transgender Advocate Aimee Stephens has Died

Transgender Advocate Aimee Stephens has Died

Mara Keisling informed us today in this email that transgender advocate Aimee Stephens has died. It is with heavy hearts that we learn today of the passing of Aimee Stephens. Stephens, the plaintiff in the groundbreaking case regarding transgender discrimination in the workplace that made it all the way to the Supreme Court of the […]

Bhopal reports first transgender death due to coronavirus

Bhopal reports first transgender death due to coronavirus

Planet Transgender mourns the news that a transgender woman from Bhopal, India has died from respiratory complications due to COVID-19. According to Outlook India, the unnamed victim was the first reported death of a transgender person due to COVID-19 in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The 40-year-old transgender woman from Kolipura locality in […]

Colombian Capital Lifts Gender LockDown Rule

Colombian Capital Lifts Gender LockDown Rule

The mayor of the capital city of Bogotá said Friday that the COVID-19 Lockdown gender restriction will end on Monday. The rule like those in Panama and Perú requires that men and women go out on alternate days. This often put transgender people, especially gender non-binary people in untenable situations, inviting arrest and violence from […]

Trans Woman Helle Jae O’Regan murdered in San Antonio

Trans Woman Helle Jae O’Regan murdered in San Antonio

San Antonio Transgender woman Helle Jae O’Regan was murdered Wednesday at the Diesel Barbershop on Bandera Oaks where she worked. Including O’Regan there have been at least 10 transgender people murdered in the United States since January 1st. Helle Jae O’Regan’s murder shocked our community with its religious hatred underpinnings which can be directly attributed […]