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Fiery Speeches at Rally in Support of Hate Crime Survivor Daniela Calderon-Rivera

Fiery Speeches at Rally in Support of Hate Crime Survivor Daniela Calderon-Rivera

Daniela Calderon-Rivera almost didn’t make it to her rally tonight. But she found the strength to do so at the last minute. She was heartened when hearing about the people who care about her were gathered at the Frank Crowley Criminal Courts Building in Dallas. “I would love for there to be justice for me,” […]

HRC expands Trans Advocacy while NCTE stumbles

HRC expands Trans Advocacy while NCTE stumbles

Did the Human Rights Campaign just kick the NCTE to the curb? Or is their expansion into Trans advocacy an act of unequivocal L-G-B-stand with the T mercy? Two facts. The NCTE just cut staff leaving a barebone skeleton crew of questionable viability and (by many accounts) questionable moral ethics. HRC just announced an all-encompassing […]

District 211 votes to allow unrestricted access to Transgender students

District 211 votes to allow unrestricted access to Transgender students

This morning Illinois Transgender students at the states’ largest school district are celebrating a historic decisive victory. District 211 voted 5-2 Thursday giving transgender students unrestricted access to public accommodations according to the Illinois Eagle handing the hate group and Trump ally “Alliance Defending Freedom” a self-described “slap in the face”. It has been a […]

Dallas transgender assassination attempt survivor to present at rally

Dallas transgender assassination attempt survivor to present at rally

LLAMADA A LA ACCION: JUSTICIA PARA DANIELA! August 20, 2019, Domingo Ramirez-Cavente attempted to murder transgender woman Daniela Calderon-Rivera shooting her seven times as she waited at a Dallas bus stop. Domingo Ramirez-Cayente, a Mexican national, was freed on a $25,000 bond Sept 26th the day after his arrest without as much as an ankle […]

Texas official Sid Miller calls for lynching

Texas official Sid Miller calls for lynching

Sid Miller heard a Confederate group was excluded from a Veteran’s Day parade. His Facebook response? “Get a rope.” By Chase Karacostas, The Texas Tribune Nov. 9, 2019 When Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller read a Facebook post on Saturday that accused officials running a Veteran’s Day parade in his hometown of Stephenville of denying […]

APA Study: YOU could end trans suicide within MY lifetime

APA Study: YOU could end trans suicide within MY lifetime

The first-ever long-term study shows that gender-affirming surgery has immediate positive effects on transgender people’s mental health. The findings if integrated into public and healthcare policy could lower the suicide rate for millions of Americans by as much as 8% yearly. In three years we could curtail trans suicides by as much as 25%. In […]

Transgender activist Nikki Araguz Loyd Found Dead at Home

Transgender activist Nikki Araguz Loyd Found Dead at Home

Transgender activist Nikki Araguz Loyd, 44, was found dead at her Humble Texas home this week. The Dallas Voice reports that the cause of her death has not yet been released. I met Nikki and her husband William Loyd while testifying successfully against the numerous Bathroom Bills at the Texas state legislature in 2015. In […]

Unpacking Hollins University’ New Transgender Policy

Unpacking Hollins University’ New Transgender Policy

Last week Hollins University, a liberal arts women’s college in Roanoke Virginia changed its policy regarding transgender people. But many news outlets while admirably attempting to report on it have either buried the lead or just plain failed. It’s not the mainstream media’s fault, they are just ignorant about gender diversity. It is simple. Sort […]

Transphobic TriHealth ER Nurse Quits Amid Outrage

Transphobic TriHealth ER Nurse Quits Amid Outrage

Cindy Carter quit her job Thursday as an emergency room nurse with the TriHealth hospital network in Cincinnati. Carter had previously been placed on administrative leave by her employers after advocates made public transphobic and homophobic facebook posts that she allegedly made. Carter said that she was hacked and denied making those posts. Carter posted […]

Southern Minnesota Man Could Be State’s First Openly Transgender Senator

Southern Minnesota Man Could Be State’s First Openly Transgender Senator

In a campaign kick off and fundraiser on October 29 Davin Sokup, a carpenter from Northfield, announced his plan to flip the District 20 Senate seat. Sokup intends to run against Sen. Rich Draheim for control of the Senate District that includes parts of Blue Earth, Le Sueur, Rice, and Scott counties. Incumbent Draheim, of […]

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