'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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
A Timeline of Trump's Plan to Eliminate Trans Rights
Broadly's Diana Tourjée breaks it down.
To Hell And Back
Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy
On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Uruguay Has Massively Expanded Trans Rights
The new package of reforms, which includes gender confirmation surgery to be provided by the Uruguayan health care system, cements the nation's reputation as the most progressive country in Latin America.
The Power and Privilege Issue
My Struggles with LGBTQ+ Nonprofits as a Black Trans Woman
"I’d always been treated like a cancer whenever I’d reached out to nonprofit organizations for help, and carried a deep feeling of distrust. Then I stumbled across My Friend’s Place."
Ashlee Marie Preston