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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 […]

Man charged with murder of Washington Trans Teen makes First Court Appearance

Man charged with murder of Washington Trans Teen makes First Court Appearance

David Bogdanov, 25, charged with the grisly murder of Nikki Kuhnhausen, 17, hasn’t confessed to murdering the teen. But during the post statement interview investigators noticeably hedged when asked if there was sexual contact between the man and teen and statements made by David Bogdanov could be indicative of a trans panic style defense. Bogdanov’s […]

King County Homeless Services Director Quits

King County Homeless Services Director Quits

Washington drag artist Beyoncé Black St James’ performance at King County’s annual homeless conference last week has resulted in nearly universal condemnation and the resignation of the agency director who hired her to perform. All Home director, Kira Zylstra, resigned over the weekend in the aftermath of this disaster as reported on by RT, Breitbart […]

Dallas Judge removed from transgender child custody case

Dallas Judge removed from transgender child custody case

The Dallas judge who overruled the jury granting a trans child’s transphobic father parental rights in a custody case has been removed according to the Dallas Morning News Last week, Dallas County Judge Tena Callahan granted the recusal request from the child’s mother, Anne Georgulas, mother of the 7-year-old is transgender girl, Luna. Anne Georgulas […]

Texas Trans women sue to allow Inmate name and gender marker change

Texas Trans women sue to allow Inmate name and gender marker change

Three transgender women, two who are incarcerated and a recent parolee from Federal confinement in Texas filed a Lawsuit Wednesday asking that they be allowed to change their names and gender markers. Texas is one of only ten states that has laws denying name changes to inmates even though they are housed, as these women […]

Miguel Crespo given death sentence for killing cellmate Carmen Guerrero

Miguel Crespo given death sentence for killing cellmate Carmen Guerrero

Miguel Crespo was given the death sentence Thursday for the 2013 murder of his cellmate transgender woman Carmen Guerrero at Kern Valley State Prison. The only article currently about the sentencing  from an CBS affiliate misgenders the transgender victim and this is unacceptable. But less palatable are the circumstances that led to her murder, very […]

Kim Petras Gets Cheeky with Westboro and the ‘hoes still mad’!

Kim Petras Gets Cheeky with Westboro and the ‘hoes still mad’!

Transgender pop star Kim Petras posed for her admiring fans while taking a moment away from her Clarity Tour in KC Sunday. Petras hilariously clowned the Westboro Baptist picketers producing a pop moment to which multiple articles were written. And as Kim, perhaps the youngest post-op trans pop maven prognosticated, ‘the hoes still mad’. Well, […]

Man who murdered January Lapuz back in jail after violating parole

Man who murdered January Lapuz back in jail after violating parole

On September 29th 2012 Charles Jameson Neel murdered transgender woman January Marie Lapuz stabbing her 18 times in her New Westminster home. Charles Jameson Neel sentenced to just 8 years for this horrific crime served only 5, but he is back in jail for violating probation. Much to the horror of the trans community Charles […]

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,” […]

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