TRANS RIGHTS

LGBTQ

12 Reasons It Should Be Illegal for Doctors Not to Treat Trans People

"I could be denied critical, necessary, and immediate medical care that could leave me permanently injured or even dead."
Diana Tourjée
8.6.19
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
pride

Greed, Mismanagement and Private Equity: How Iconic LGBTQ Magazine “Out” Almost Died

“Out” magazine couldn't pay freelancers and nearly went bust during Pride Month.
David Uberti
6.11.19
LGBTQ

Trump Is Very Confused About Trans People

On Wednesday, Trump commented that trans people shouldn't be allowed in the military because they take "massive amounts of drugs"—among other inaccurate claims.
Kimberly Lawson
6.6.19
tv

'Pose' Season 1 Is On Netflix, So Clear Your Weekend Schedule

The FX show breaks ground, and will break your heart. Here's why you need to binge.
Taylor Hosking
5.10.19
hate crimes

Trans woman brutally beaten in broad daylight on Dallas street

Police are investigating it as a possible hate crime
Tess Owen
4.15.19
Getting Out of Bed

I Got My First Good Night's Sleep When I Became Homeless at 17

My homophobic parents wanted to crush my spirit into a box, so I jumped out of the window and ran for my life.
Kay Belle
1.29.19
LGBTQ

Japan Upholds Sterilization Law for Trans People Who Change Legal Gender

Law 111 also specifies that in order to receive a change in their legal gender marker, a trans person in Japan must be at least 20 years old, unmarried, and undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Leila Ettachfini
1.25.19
politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Casually Drops in on Twitch Stream for Trans Kids

She joined YouTuber Hbomberguy, who was playing Donkey Kong to raise over $340,000 for Mermaids, a UK charity for trans children.
Zing Tsjeng
1.21.19
year in review

97 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person

No matter who you are, there are always ways to be kinder to one another. Here are some ideas.
Inês Mendonça
12.27.18
TRANS RIGHTS

Pastor charged with murder of black trans woman near notorious Detroit park

Keanna Mattel joins the known 23 transgender individuals killed in America this year.
Emma Ockerman
12.13.18
LGBTQ

How an Online Forum for Moms Became a Toxic Hotbed of Transphobia

Mumsnet boasts of its political influence and hosts chats with Hillary Clinton and UK politicians. So how has it become ground zero for British transphobia?
Eve Livingston
12.6.18
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