Transgender

LGBTQ people of color are far more likely to experience violence according to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs’ most recent report and when transgender women are under attack, it’s important to uplift and shine light on those who are challenging perceptions, organizing people, or just plain changing the game. Today we honor the beauty of […]

It’s been a tragic week in Louisiana due to the deaths of three Black trans women over the course of three days. On Saturday night, Chyna Doll Dupree, was killed outside of a shopping center according to the Times Picayune. https://twitter.com/KaneBlacque/status/836604455357296640 When news of her death hit friends and loved ones, they shared messages of love support and […]

It looks like Beyoncé is sharing ways to support LGBTQ students. In light of the Trump administration’s roll back of protections for transgender students, the megastar singer is demonstrating support for the 100 Days of Kindness initiative aimed at LGBTQ students. The initiative is organized by GLSEN which is a group that seeks to improve the educational experience for LGBTQ […]

Sixteen-year-old Jackie Evancho, the young singer who performed at President Trump’s inauguration in January has tweeted the president requesting a meeting.  Evancho has shared her disappointment at the commander-in-chief’s plans to roll back transgender student protections. Evancho has a transgender sister, and wants to meet with the president to share her sister’s experience.

Many trans individuals passed away in 2016, most with very little media attention. Here, we remember those who lost their lives.

Two Charlotte teens have been charged with attempted murder, a third suspect is being held and a fourth suspect’s status is unclear in connection with the hatchet attack of a transgender woman near Clanton Park last week. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Destiny Dagraca and Dajion Tanner, both 18, are charged with attempted first-degree murder, […]

The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to consider a Virginia school district's challenge to Obama's transgender rights regulation.

Spelman College established a task force to consider whether to admit transgender students. The historically Black college would join a wave other elite women's institution to make the policy change.

Tennis star Serena Williams has been eliminated from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

The Obama administration plans to direct school districts to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their identity. School officials will receive guidance on implementation.

A North Carolina school board lifted its ban on students carrying Mace and pepper spray on campus. This comes in response to the DOJ's civil rights lawsuit against the state's bathroom law.