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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 […]

First Russian transgender Wedding A Joyous Occasion

First Russian transgender Wedding A Joyous Occasion

Trans woman Erika Askarova joined in matrimony with trans man Viktor Manuilin Thursday, December 12 in the city of Kazan Russia. The Moscow Times which first broke the news about the betrothal of the two very out trans people said they became overnight sensations in this conservative country after they shared their ceremony on Instagram. […]

Study Finds In-humane Cyber-abuse of Transgender People Rampant

Study Finds In-humane Cyber-abuse of Transgender People Rampant

Eight transphobic posts are shared online every minute in the UK and US, a new report has found. A recent report analyzed 10 million social media and online posts in the US and UK over three and a half years uncovered 1.5 million transphobic posts. The report by global anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label and […]

Texas GOP orders investigation into mother who supports child’s gender transition

Texas GOP orders investigation into mother who supports child’s gender transition

Top Texas Republicans order investigation into mother who supports child’s gender transition By Emma Platoff and Stacy Fernández, The Texas Tribune Oct. 24, 2019 Top Texas Republicans have directed the state’s child welfare agency to investigate whether a mother who supports her 7-year-old child’s gender transition is committing “child abuse” — a move that has […]

Trans woman Pebbles LaDime Doe murdered in South Carolina

Trans woman Pebbles LaDime Doe murdered in South Carolina

Pebbles LaDime Doe was found dead Sunday, Aug 4th in a driveway off of Concord Church Road in Allendale County, South Carolina. Trigger Warning. Despite identifying as female on FaceBook news outlets and her family consistently misgender her. A second transgender woman was murdered in #AllendaleCountySC Sunday. I spoke with Dime Doe’s family on 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 […]

Transgender woman and two men shot in Detroit

Transgender woman and two men shot in Detroit

Police want this person of interest in connection with the murder of a transgender woman and two men on Detroit’s east side Saturday morning. Officers responded to a call at 5 a.m. in the 3400 block of Devonshire where an unknown gunman shot a 21-year-old man, a 20-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman. The two […]

Texas House passes religious liberty bill despite LGBTQ Caucus’ objections

Texas House passes religious liberty bill despite LGBTQ Caucus’ objections

Over the tearful opposition of the Legislature’s first-ever LGBTQ Caucus and several failed attempts at a procedural block, the Texas House passed a religious liberty bill Monday that LGBTQ advocates fear would license discrimination against their communities. By Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune May 20, 2019 When the lower chamber first considered the bill just […]