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Trans woman Marquis Kiki Fantroy murdered in Miami-Dade

Trans woman Marquis Kiki Fantroy murdered in Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade police said transgender woman Marquis “Kiki” Fantroy was shot just before 5 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Southwest 224th Street and 115th Court. Her mother said her 21-year-old transgender daughter was returning from s party with friends when they were approached by a group of men seeking sex. Her mother tearfully said that […]

Trans woman charged with hacking 100 million Capital One customers

Trans woman charged with hacking 100 million Capital One customers

Capital One Financial Corporation announced today that on July 19, 2019, it determined there was unauthorized access by an outside individual who obtained certain types of personal information relating to people who had applied for its credit card products and to Capital One credit card customers. According to the US Justice Department 33-year-old Paige Thompson, […]

Vigil held for murdered Charleston Transwoman Denali Berries Stuckey

Vigil held for murdered Charleston Transwoman Denali Berries Stuckey

  Denali Berries Stuckey was found fatally shot along a North Charleston roadway Saturday by police responding to a report of a pedestrian possibly struck by a car, CBS affiliate WCSC reported. Denali Stuckey age 29, according to the Charleston County Coroner’s office, died at the scene from a gunshot wound. Charleston News 2 reports that her […]

DC man arrested for the murder of trans woman Zoe Spears

DC man arrested for the murder of trans woman Zoe Spears

Gerardo Thomas, 33, of Baltimore, was arrested Wednesday in Cecil County, Prince George’s police announced Thursday. He was charged with first-degree murder of transgender woman Zoe Spears and is being held without bond. Thomas’ nondescript grey minivan, which he surely thought was untraceable was key to his apprehension. Excellent detective work and the contributions of […]

Stalag Cibola: The Hell that awaits transgender asylum seekers

Stalag Cibola: The Hell that awaits transgender asylum seekers

Luz, a transgender asylum seeker from Honduras presented herself to the CBP at the United States border as an asylum seeker fleeing political persecution. She left her home in Honduras armed only with hope, her body scarred from being beaten, shot and imprisoned, all for the crime of being trans in Honduras. Upon entering the […]

AMA files amicus brief in Supreme Court case: support Trans workplace rights

AMA files amicus brief in Supreme Court case: support Trans workplace rights

As the Supreme Court deliberates whether LGBT people should be protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Trans people are literally fighting daily for our lives and our jobs. Many of us endure harassment from the moment we step onto our employer’s property until the second we leave. The American Medical […]

New Jersey transgender woman Cecelia Cranko killed in house fire

New Jersey transgender woman Cecelia Cranko killed in house fire

Transgender activist Cecelia Cranko was found unresponsive and pronounced dead in her South Orange NJ home early Friday morning. Firemen found Cranko while responding to a fire in her home. In 2007 Cranko reported being assaulted in her home. No arrests have been made in that case and as of yet, police haven’t linked the […]

Detective reads Dads statement about daughter Sage Smith: police don’t care

Detective reads Dads statement about daughter Sage Smith: police don’t care

Every couple of years the mainstream news reminds of the unsolved 2012 murder of transgender teen Sage Smith. And every couple of years we are enraged that Erik Tyquan McFadden, the person of interest, remains free. This year the lead investigator read her father’s statement saying the department doesn’t care because she was black and […]

Stonewall 2019 Was A Riot when the Inn Threatened to arrest a Black Trans Activist

Stonewall 2019 Was A Riot when the Inn Threatened to arrest a Black Trans Activist

The First Pride was a riot and so was the 50th anniversary of Stonewall when a black transgender activist got the mic at the weekly Drag Show. A group of people from the nearby NCTE Gala spuriously decided to go the Stonewall Inn Thursday night. They wanted to be there during the same hours that […]

Slain trans woman Brooklyn Lindsey remembered and honored by family

Slain trans woman Brooklyn Lindsey remembered and honored by family

Transgender woman Brooklyn Lindsey’ lifeless body was discovered on June 25th at 6:40 a.m. by police responding to a call at an abandoned house near Spruce and Independence avenues in Kansas City Missouri. The initial reports told of her being found brutally beaten on the porch of the abandoned house have since been sanitized and […]

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