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USA PowerLifting Summarily Bans All Transgender Athletes

USA PowerLifting Summarily Bans All Transgender Athletes

Last month USA PowerLifting’ banned JayCee Cooper, a transgender woman from competing at a Minnesota event. Cooper’s application was denied in December by USAPL Therapeutic Use Exemptions Committee Chair Kristopher Hunt in an email to Cooper. “Male-to-female transgenders are not allowed to compete as females in our static strength sports as it is a direct competitive […]

Pakistan Trans people: ignored by police, die untreated in hospitals

Pakistan Trans people: ignored by police, die untreated in hospitals

A lot has been made of recent transgender rights progress in Pakistan and rightfully so. Tragically despite the legal and religious progress Pakistani transgender still face heartbreaking discrimination and daily violence. Police criminality and complicity with the medical community’s indifference remain enemy one to Pakistan’s transgender community, especially in the northern territories. The latest murder is heartrendering. Tabbu […]

Video: Sitting Congress woman acknowledges her cisgender privilege

Video: Sitting Congress woman acknowledges her cisgender privilege

“I’m a cisgendered woman,” said Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D). “I will never know the trauma of feeling like I’m not born in the right body. That is a privilege I have no matter how poor my family was when I was born.” The historic admission by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez(AOC) almost flew under the radar. But AOC wouldn’t […]

Houston Trans woman Candice Elease Pinky Shot and left for dead

Houston Trans woman Candice Elease Pinky Shot and left for dead

Little is known of the gunman who shot at Candice Elease Pinky five times outside the Chevron gas station on Richmond Avenue in West Houston on Thursday, Jan. 24. She was taken to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.  Her condition is unknown. Reporting on this was delayed due to misgendering and deadnaming by local news outlets. […]

Transgender dancer and activist Narthaki Nataraj honored with a Padma Shri

Transgender dancer and activist Narthaki Nataraj honored with a Padma Shri

Republic Day, 26th of January, Narthaki Nataraj was bestowed the Padma Shri, becoming the first transgender person to be honored with one of Inda’s highest civilian award. Nataraj was in Thiruvananthapuram, performing in the Nishagandhi Nritholsav, while the declaration of the award came. “I have received the message from the tourism department that I am awarded […]

Diego Luna’s transface part in ‘Berlin I Love You’ will enrage you

Diego Luna’s transface part in ‘Berlin I Love You’ will enrage you

Cisgender actor Diego Luna who plays a transgender woman in “Berlin I Love You’ response to a romantic inquiry is either highly inflammatory or fitting depending on his role. ‘Berlin I Loves You’ rated a rotten 1 star by Rotten Tomatoes All that we have to go on is a short clip, which Pride panned as ‘Outragous’ and […]

10 year-old trans girl Tiziana on the happiest day of her young life

10 year-old trans girl Tiziana on the happiest day of her young life

Tiziana ecstatically shows her corrected ID denoting her as the youngest officially recognized trans person in the province of Salta, Argentina. “Quiero ser una niña”. Cuando Tiziana tenía 8 años, se animó a contarle a sus padres cómo se sentía. Hoy ella es libre de ser quien es. “I want to be a girl.” When […]

Petty Officer Second Class Megan Winters talks to PBS about Trumps Ban

Petty Officer Second Class Megan Winters talks to PBS about Trumps Ban

Petty Officer Second Class Megan Winters, a transgender sailor and litigant in Karnoski v. Trump says being able to transition in the Navy has left her personally and professionally “rejuvenated.” The DoD’s justifications for the ban have been debunked by its own officers Although the military cites no evidence that the presence of transgender service members […]

Man arrested with the heart of a trans woman he killed

Man arrested with the heart of a trans woman he killed

Updated 1/24/2019 The victims name is Kelly da Silva acorrding to Huff Post Brazil Caio dos Santos de Oliveira, 20, was arrested Monday in Campinas, São Paulo after confessing to the murder of a transgender woman known as Mother Laura. Oliveira told police that after having sex with bar owner Mother Laura, 35, he cut her […]

Supreme Court Reinstated Trump’s Military Trans Ban

Supreme Court Reinstated Trump’s Military Trans Ban

SCOTUS issued a stay of injunctions against Trump’s Military trans ban, allowing the Trump administration to begin enforcing its ban while the case proceeds. The Pentagon responded telling CNN that they respect and value all transgender troops and will only discriminate against those with gender dysphoria or have been treated for it. Nearly all transgender […]