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MN PowerLifting Team ‘Times Out’ Protesting USAPL Transgender Ban

MN PowerLifting Team ‘Times Out’ Protesting USAPL Transgender Ban

Nine powerlifters participating at USA Powerlifting’s Minnesota State Championships took the platform but didn’t lift, instead, they let their time expire in protest of USAPL ban on trans lifters. They made this powerful sacrifice in solidarity with Transgender powerlifter JayCee Cooper who’s recent banning was condemned by a state legislator. At USA Powerlifting’s Minnesota State Championship members of the powerlifting […]

Sen. Angela Paxton Sponsors Bill to Decriminalize Felonies Husband TX AG Ken Paxton is being tried for.

Sen. Angela Paxton Sponsors Bill to Decriminalize Felonies Husband TX AG Ken Paxton is being tried for.

  Sen. Angela Paxton files bill that would allow her husband, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, to issue exemptions from securities regulations By Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune Feb. 16, 2019 In what state Sen. Angela Paxton describes as an effort to safely expand Texas’ burgeoning financial tech industry, the freshman Republican from McKinney has […]

Transgender Priest beheaded in Tamil Nadu, India

Transgender Priest beheaded in Tamil Nadu, India

A Transgender woman was beheaded while in her temple in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi district Friday morning. Police are looking for a man named Marudu who they believe killed Rajathi, the 38-year old priest. Rajathi had been working as a priest at the temple in SS Manikapuram area in Thoothukudi for the past few years. The […]

Transgender refugee denied US entry murdered in San Salvador

Transgender refugee denied US entry murdered in San Salvador

Aurora and her friend Paola came to the United States a year ago seeking refuge from the murderous transphobia in El Salvador. They were denied due to the Trump administrations immigration policies and sent back to the capital, San Salvador. In the dawn, Aurora was found dead, murdered by the people she told immigration about. […]

Janelle Monáe dedicates Grammy Nom to Transgender people

Janelle Monáe dedicates Grammy Nom to Transgender people

Janelle Monáe dedicated her Grammy Nominations to Transgender people while speaking with Variety’s Marc Malkin at the Fem The Future Brunch with Instagram in West Hollywood “My trans brother and sisters, they do it every day. And they are shunned from these sorts of events. So this one is for them,” said Monae. “Being a […]

These 10 SD Lawmakers Sponsored the Bill to Kill Your Transgender Child

These 10 SD Lawmakers Sponsored the Bill to Kill Your Transgender Child

  The SD house today passed HB 1108, a bill prohibiting teaching children in public schools, kindergarten through seventh grade about gender identity or expression. The passage of this Republican bill as reported by HRC would cost the lives of hundreds if not thousands of South Dakota trans children who are at risk of becoming suicidal […]

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. […]

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