For Trans Women of Color, Safe Employment Is a Matter of Life and Death
With an unemployment rate four times higher than the general population, trans women of color face countless barriers when it comes to finding safe employment.
'I Can't Keep Living Like This': How Homelessness Is Killing Trans People
One in five people in the transgender community don't know where they are going to sleep tonight.
'Mom, I'm Dying': How Family Rejection Charts Trans Youth Toward Death
Violence against transgender people is at an all time high. For many, every day is a struggle to survive. Without parental support, that fight starts earlier and becomes much more dangerous.
'She Is Already Dead, Why Do You Care': The Systems Putting Trans Lives at Risk
Nearly 300 trans and gender-diverse people were reported murdered in the last year, according to Transgender Europe's Trans Murder Monitoring project—and migrant trans people who are involved in sex work are particularly at risk.
How the Media Bullies Trans People to Death
Lucy Meadows was a transgender schoolteacher outed in the national press and hounded by the media. Three years on, we ask advocates if there’s been any progress made in how the media reports on transgender people.
The Deadly Reality for Transgender Students Facing Discrimination in School
Transgender youth in school are subject to constant discrimination, from policies and administrations who fail to fight for them, to severe bullying by other students. Because of this, trans students often feel like they have few choices between...
How Society Let This Happen: The Transgender People Killed in 2016
In honor of the transgender men and women who lost their lives to violence and suicide this year, we're taking an in-depth look at the social institutions that deny trans Americans simple opportunities that many people take for granted.
In Mexico City, a Community Rallies in Wake of Two Horrifying Trans Murders
Two high-profile deaths of transgender sex workers have sparked ongoing protests in Mexico City, where LGBTQ rights have made slow and unsteady progress. We speak to organizers and demonstrators on the street.
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The Trans Activists Fighting to Save Lives in Their Community
On the next episode of VICELAND's show BALLS DEEP, host Thomas Morton follows the lives of two trans women in the Bronx, Ti'aira Chanel and Chanel "International" Lopez. Lopez works with at-risk communities through her position at the New York City...