Diana Tourjée

LGBTQ

A Startling Look at How Cops Mistreat Trans People

A new report shows how police departments nationwide have failed to adopt or modernize policies protecting the rights of transgender people.
Diana Tourjée
5.7.19
Sports

The Incredible Hypocrisy of the Caster Semenya Ruling

A court has ruled that discrimination against intersex athletes is acceptable based on "theoretical" advantages. Now what?
Diana Tourjée
5.1.19
politics

In Congress, a Task Force for Trans Equality Is Mobilizing Against Trump

“It is mystifying to me that a President believes that defining people out of existence, or erasing their identity, would somehow make America stronger," said Rep. Joe Kennedy III, the chairman of the Congressional Trans Equality Task force.
Diana Tourjée
3.28.19
Euphoria

Come Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility with Big Freedia and House of LaBeija

Join Broadly for EUPHORIA​, a Trans Day of Visibility celebration on Saturday, March 30th.
Diana Tourjée
3.12.19
transgender

New Bill Aims to Prevent Gender Dysphoria 'Disease' From Spreading to Kids

House Bill 1108, which forbids teachers from educating their students about gender dysphoria, passed through the South Dakota House on Tuesday. The bill's sponsor claims it will "save" youth from getting "this disease."
Diana Tourjée
2.13.19
Power

Number of Trans People in ICE Custody Is Almost Double the 2018 Average

At the end of the 2018 fiscal year, ICE had 68 transgender people in custody. Today they have 111.
Diana Tourjée
2.11.19
Power

Christian Extremists Infiltrate Texas Government in Attack on Trans Rights

Multiple fringe evangelical Christian groups with connections to the top levels of Texan government have been working to dismantle the civil rights of transgender Americans
Diana Tourjée
2.7.19
Fashionating

Stop Dressing Like Trash at Home

If you don’t think you need to look like you’re on the runway while watching "The Silence of the Lambs" for the thirty-second time, you’re in for a rude awakening.
Diana Tourjée
1.29.19
Life

Gender Marker X: One Person's Journey Beyond M or F

AC Dumlao grew up in New York City during a time when most people didn't even know what trans and gender nonconforming meant—today, the city finally acknowledges they exist.
Diana Tourjée
1.25.19
Power

Department of Defense Uses 'Categories' of Transgender People to Defend Ban

In emails, the DoD insisted that their proposed transgender policy is not a ban, because trans people can serve—as long as they don’t transition.
Diana Tourjée
1.24.19
Power

NBA's Reggie Bullock Opens Up About Losing His Transgender Sister to Murder

A new documentary from Vice Sports follows Bullock's journey into LGBTQ activism after his sister Mia Henderson 2014 murder in Baltimore.
Diana Tourjée
1.16.19
Power

Dana Martin, First Trans Woman Killed in 2019

The 31-year-old Alabama resident was found in her vehicle, crashed in a ditch, with a fatal gunshot wound.
Diana Tourjée
1.11.19
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