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South African Transgender Activist Nare Mphela Murdered

South African Transgender Activist Nare Mphela Murdered

Renowned transgender activist Nare Mphela,28, was found murdered Sunday in her South African home. As a high school student, Nare Mphela initiated and won the first transgender discrimination case in South African history. Police were notified by residents who were suspicious that Mphela’s vehicle had been parked for a long time near the house, which […]

McAlester Transgender Man Murdered New Year’s Morning

McAlester Transgender Man Murdered New Year’s Morning

Transgender man Dustin Parker, 25, died of multiple gunshot wounds while driving his cab early New Years’ day. Parker, the first trans person in the US to be murdered in 2020 drove an electric cab for ‘Rover’ and was providing free rides home at the time of his murder. A responding officer found his taxi […]

DC Transgender Woman found Shot in Vacant Apt Bldg

DC Transgender Woman found Shot in Vacant Apt Bldg

A DC transgender woman is dead amid conflicting reports of how she died. Apparently, armed members of a private security company shot her while responding to a call about an intruder in a vacant DC apartment building Sunday. Update 1/11/2020  The Metropolitan Police Department. identified the deceased as Mia Penny, 26 years old. WUSA9 reports […]

Anna-Jayne Metcalfe Planet Trans 2019 Person of the Year

Anna-Jayne Metcalfe Planet Trans 2019 Person of the Year

It is absolutely critical that transgender people take ownership of our lives from birth to grave. And in so much as we appreciate HRC becoming the new goto for media outlets regarding trans murders, and as easy as it would be to continue allowing them to do so, we can not allow our legacy to […]

Judge orders Illinois State Prison adhere to WPATH SOC

Judge orders Illinois State Prison adhere to WPATH SOC

A federal judge has ordered the Illinois Department of Corrections to immediately adhere to WPATH standards of care for the medical treatment of transgender inmates. The order in the form of a preliminary injunction was issued as a federal judge presides over a class-action suit filed by the ACLU on behalf of three transgender people housed […]

Police Drop Hate Crime Charges against Youth who Beat Trans Woman

Police Drop Hate Crime Charges against Youth who Beat Trans Woman

Investigators are recommending dropping Hate crime charges against four youth who beat a Seattle transgender woman and are considering charges against her according to the Seattle Times.. After reviewing video from the bus they have determined that she was the aggressor in an “unprovoked attack,” according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Originally, investigators with […]

EPIC FAIL: Trump’s attempt to erase trans people at the UN

EPIC FAIL: Trump’s attempt to erase trans people at the UN

The UN didn’t just reject Trump’s gay ’69’ plan they threw it back into U.S. ambassador Richard Grenell’s face and laughed at him. Grenell made the proposal at the US hosted homosexuality decriminalization event Wednesday suggesting members formulate individualized plans to bring about the legalization of homosexuality in each of the 69 countries where being […]

Support the Scottish Gender Recognition Act Reform

Support the Scottish Gender Recognition Act Reform

“No evidence to support claims men are using trans identity for sexual violence,” said the Scottish government while submitting a draft to reform the Gender Recognition Act(GRA) this week. Again. “There is no evidence men identify as transgender to access female-only spaces to commit sexual violence, the Scottish government has said.” – The Times UK […]

House of Chanel member Yahira Nesby Murdered

House of Chanel member Yahira Nesby Murdered

Transgender woman Yahira Nesby pronounced YAH-HI-ruh NES-by was shot and killed in her Brooklyn apartment on December 19 according to Newnownext which first reported about her murder. The New York Police Department told NewNowNext in a statement that they “discovered a 33-year old female with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg.” She was pronounced […]

Iowa Man gets 15 years for burning Church Pride Flag

Iowa Man gets 15 years for burning Church Pride Flag

Adolfo Martinez, 30, of Ames, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years for the hate crime of arson, as well as a year for the reckless use of explosives or fire, and 30 days for harassment according to ABC The sentences are to be served consecutively, Story County court records show. A jury convicted Martinez in […]

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