Trans women

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'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Celebrates the Black Trans Revolutionary's Activism and Tries to Solve the Mystery of Her Death

In the new Netflix documentary “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” the trans trailblazer’s friends and allies secure her place in history and re-investigate her mysterious death, which police ruled as a suicide. 

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Marsha P. Johnson's Friends and Allies Investigate Her Mysterious Death in New Documentary Trailer

“The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” will debut on Netflix on October 6.

India Clarke, K.C. Haggard Are The 10th and 11th Trans Women Killed in 2015

In all of 2014, 13 transgender women were murdered. This year, that number is already 11—and it’s only July.

ICYMI: Laverne Cox Wants Men Who Date Trans Women To Have Freedom To 'Live More Authentically'

Laverne Cox says men who date transgender women face major stigma—maybe even more than their love interests.

Friends Raise Funds to Honor Undocumented Trans Activist After 'Suspicious' Death

The cause of Zoraida Reyes’s death has yet to be determined.

Naming the Shame Surrounding Trans Women

Janet Mock argues that when we shame men who interact with trans women, we negate trans women, too.