Diana Tourjée

LGBTQ

'The State Is Her Ultimate Killer': How a Trans Woman Died at Rikers

The Black transgender woman was found dead in her cell at Rikers Island. These are the circumstances that led to her death.
Diana Tourjée
6.12.19
LGBTQ

Another Black Trans Woman Was Found Dead in Dallas

A body was discovered in White Rock Lake Saturday evening. By Monday, the individual was identified as a 26-year-old Black trans woman.
Diana Tourjée
6.3.19
rights

Doctors May Soon Be Legally Able to Refuse to Treat Trans People

The Trump Administration has proposed a revision of the Affordable Care Act that would eliminate anti-discrimination protections for transgender Americans.
Diana Tourjée
5.24.19
LGBTQ

The US Government Says Homeless Shelters Should Be Allowed to Ban Trans People

The new rule would allow shelters to deny a population more than twice as likely to be homeless.
Diana Tourjée
5.23.19
LGBTQ

Henry Sias Could be the First Trans Man to Serve as a U.S. Judge

If he wins Tuesday's primary, the Philadelphia lawyer will be seated for ten years.
Diana Tourjée
5.20.19
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
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