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Greensboro, N.C. forming Transgender Task Force

Greensboro, N.C. forming Transgender Task Force

The city of Greensboro North Carolina is searching for trans people to staff its new transgender task force. If you are interested you must apply by Monday, Dec 7, 2020. The Transgender Taskforce along with the Human Rights Department will review discriminatory policies and procedures that create barriers for people identifying as transgender, reports ABC […]

Actor Elliot Page Comes Out as Trans on Instagram

Actor Elliot Page Comes Out as Trans on Instagram

Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated star of “Juno” and “The Umbrella Academy,” made public his authentic gender on Instagram today. Elliot announced his pronouns as he/Him They/Them and said that while his joy is real it is also fragile. He said that he is aware of the invasiveness of public transition and hate and violence trans […]

An Invitation to the Trans Leadership Summit 2020

An Invitation to the Trans Leadership Summit 2020

You are cordially invited to the Trans Leadership Summit 2020 taking place on Sat, Dec 05, at 10:00 AM (CST). With the Pandemic raging it will be a virtual event but there is a silver lining. This is a free interactive summit with some of our communities’ foremost movers and shakers. And the timing is […]

Laverne Cox attacked for walking incognegro while Trans: “I’m in shock”

Laverne Cox attacked for walking incognegro while Trans: “I’m in shock”

A visibly shaken Laverne Cox took to Instagram after a transphobic attack saying “I’m super triggered, shocked, and shaken”. In the live video posted yesterday which already has 365,000 views, Laverne said while she not physically harmed she was shaken. “It happened so fast”, Cox said of the attack in LA’s Griffith Park. A guy […]

Police Officer Given Life For the Murder of Trans woman Hande Şeker

Police Officer Given Life For the Murder of Trans woman Hande Şeker

Police officer Volkan Hicret was sentenced to life plus 41 years for the murder of Turkish trans woman Hande Buse Şeker. Hicret was sentenced on November 26, after defense attorneys asked for a shortened sentence due to “good behavior” and “unjust provocation”. bianet reports that officer Volkan Hicretit shot and killed Hande Şeker with his […]

Miami trans woman Skylar Heath murdered

Miami trans woman Skylar Heath murdered

Twenty-year-old Miami trans woman Skylar Heath was murdered on November 4, 2020, but due to misgendering and deadnaming, we are just learning about her death. Miami-Dade police found Skyler Heath in the vicinity of NW 14 Court and NW 82 Street, Miami, Florida at 4:13 am. It is not yet known the circumstances surrounding her […]

Planned Parenthood now offering Trans Services in 32 States

Planned Parenthood now offering Trans Services in 32 States

Where can we find a transgender healthcare provider that works on an informed consent model? And where can we find a healthcare service that offers this at an affordable price via Telemed? Planned Parenthood now has offices in 32 States offering LGBTQI Services which include trans hormone therapy programs.  According to the operator I spoke […]

Transgender woman Murdered in Richmond

Transgender woman Murdered in Richmond

Transgender woman Chae’Meshia Simms was found dead on November 23, 2020, at 5:42 a.m. in Richmond Virginia. Police found ChaeChae as she was known to friends in a car that had crashed into a garage on the 800 block of Cheatwood Avenue. Neighbors told police they heard four gunshots. Simms’ body had several gunshot wounds. […]

Ashley Diamond won her lawsuit now back in Jail Facing Same Hell

Ashley Diamond won her lawsuit now back in Jail Facing Same Hell

If you recall, transgender woman Ashley Diamond was unexpectedly released in 2015 after serving just three years of a 12-year sentence in a Georgia jail. Ashley’s release came after the SPLC filed a lawsuit suing the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) for a plethora of inhumanities imposed on her while incarcerated.  Ashley had smuggled out […]

President-elect Biden and VP-elect Harris tweet on the TDoR

President-elect Biden and VP-elect Harris tweet on the TDoR

President-elect Biden and VP elect Harris took to Twitter outlining their plan for justice on the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Biden and Harris have their work cut out. 2018 saw a doubling of transphobic hate crimes over the previous year. Trump’s Discrimination Administration leaves our incoming president to deal with an unparalleled increase in transphobic […]

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