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India’s lower house passes a ‘transgender rights bill’ that’s ‘killing us’

India’s lower house passes a ‘transgender rights bill’ that’s ‘killing us’

India Transgender people are on a human rights rollercoaster ride chugging for years to heights of euphoric empowerment, then flying helter-skelter to the depths of despair. Some are angry, some think its the end of an era and some have given up in despair with the passage of the latest version of the Transgender Persons […]

WV Principal Abuses and Humiliates Transgender Student in Bathroom

WV Principal Abuses and Humiliates Transgender Student in Bathroom

Liberty High School Assistant Principal Lee Livengood “challenged the student to ‘come out here and use the urinal’ if he was “really a boy”. Livengood then blocked the exit as he “continued to berate” the student loudly enough for classmates to hear from the hallway and cafeteria outside the restroom, the ACLU alleges. When the […]

Baptist Pastor arrested for the murder of transgender woman Keanna Mattel

Baptist Pastor arrested for the murder of transgender woman Keanna Mattel

Sterling Heights Baptist pastor Albert Weathers, 46, was arraigned Monday for the murder of Detroit transgender activist Keanna Mattel. The murder which had previously thought to be the result of a robbery gone bad might, in fact, be a  hate crime. Albert Weathers, pastor of The New Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church and more recently Logos Baptist Church […]

Transgender Boxer Patricio Manuel wins debut pro fight

Transgender Boxer Patricio Manuel wins debut pro fight

Patricio Manuel, the first FTM transgender boxer to turn pro won by unanimous decision Saturday at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Manuel, 33, defeated Mexican Hugo Aguilar by points in the super-feather category. Manuel had attempted to qualify for the London 2012 Women’s Boxing Tournament. But a shoulder injury prevented him from participating in […]

Detroit Transgender Activist Keanna Mattel murdered

Detroit Transgender Activist Keanna Mattel murdered

Transgender woman Keanna Mattel was found shot Friday morning just blocks from where she had spoken out in 2015 about the murder of Amber Monroe. LGBT activists identified the slain transgender woman as Keanna Mattel, according to INTO While police reports have yet to identify her by name, they have arrested a 46-year-old man in […]

Cis woman locked up with men thought to be transgender: outrage ensues

Cis woman locked up with men thought to be transgender: outrage ensues

Fior Pichardo de Veloz, a cisgender woman visiting from the Dominican Republic was arrested November 2013 on an outstanding warrant at Miami customs. But due to a medical condition, she was taken to a hospital where a nurse at intake noticed that she takes estrogen and due to male tells mistakenly identified her as transgender. Fior […]

Baltimore Trans Woman Tydi murdered, Police asking for help

Baltimore Trans Woman Tydi murdered, Police asking for help

A transgender woman identified by the Baltimore Transgender Alliance as ‘Tydi’ was found with a gunshot wound on the 2400 block of Guilford Avenue about 4:15 a.m. on Monday 26th, 2018. Tydie was taken to the hospital where she died from the injuries. Police spokesman T.J. Smith in the video below said that there were […]

On the TDoR: Advocate model Rain Dove Maced in Ladies room

On the TDoR: Advocate model Rain Dove Maced in Ladies room

Rose Mcgowan’s partner, gender fluid model Rain Dove was maced by a woman in the ladies room November 20th as first reported by Hate Trackers.The woman then messaged Rain on Instagram telling them that she was happy for the pain that she caused them. Rain Dove posted about the assualt on Instagram “This person peppersprayed […]

Beaten Handcuffed Transgender Refugee Dies of Dehydration

Beaten Handcuffed Transgender Refugee Dies of Dehydration

Transgender woman Roxsana Hernández Rodriguez died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held in a privately operated detention center was likely physically abused there, according to an autopsy report released Monday, and died after several days of severe, untreated dehydration. Follow Diversidad Sin Fronteras on FaceBook for updates. Roxsana Hernandez Rodriguez, a Honduran trans asylum-seeker […]

Trump-Pence shortcut to injustice: takes military trans ban to Supreme Court

Trump-Pence shortcut to injustice: takes military trans ban to Supreme Court

  The Trump-Pence administration Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Implement the Transgender Military Ban—Even Though Four Federal Courts Have Blocked It So why is the Trump-Pence administration trying to bypass the lower courts in what most consider an extremely unusual, legally ill-advised, badly timed move? There are four lawsuits challenging his ban and things […]