Dallas Police Turn to FBI After Second Black Trans Woman Killed
Police chief asks for assistance to look for evidence of hate crimes in the homicides of Chynal Lindsey and Muhlaysia Booker.
Transgender Asylum-Seeker Dies After Pleading for Medical Attention
Johana Medina Leon had chest pain while detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Then she died.
Join #Time4BlackTransWomen For a Moment of Remembrance
Of the 20 known transgender women killed in the United States in 2018 so far, 14 of them were Black.
WATCH: Transgender People Share Their Stories for World AIDS Day
“We are living in a world where if you do contract HIV, it’s a chronic but treatable disease, not a death sentence—unless you are a poor, transgender person of color.”
New Database Tracks Deaths of Transgender Homicide Victims
Mic reports: Fully 75 percent of the trans and gender-nonconforming Americans killed because of their identities since 2010 were Black women.
James Dixon to Serve 12 Years for Killing Islan Nettles
Nettles, a Black trans woman, was just 21 years old when Davis fatally assaulted her.
#TransLiberationTuesday Shines Light on Trans People of Color
White trans artist Micah Bazant runs a weekly collaborative art project creating portraits that celebrate trans people of color in life, not just in memoriam.
Monica Loera is the First Trans Woman to be Killed in the U.S. This Year
Police have arrested a suspect in the death of the 43-year-old Latina.
Zella Ziona is the 21st Trans Woman Killed This Year, Suspect Arrested
Rico Hector Leblond has been charged with first-degree murder for shooting the 21-year-old.
Kiesha Jenkins The Latest Trans Woman Of Color Killed In 2015
Laverne Cox Challenges Census to Honor Mission and Count Transgender Americans
Laverne Cox on the Census: “What message are we sending to young people who are trans and gender nonconforming when we don’t even count them?”
The Comedy About 2 Trans Women of Color You Don't Want to Miss
“Tangerine” tells the story of two trans women of color making a life for themselves on the streets of Hollywood. It’s unexpected, complex and in select theaters through September.
Tamara Dominguez is 17th U.S. Trans Woman Killed in 2015
The Mexican-American transgender woman’s body was found in a church parking lot.
Man Charged In Murder of Trans Woman India Clarke
The man who allegedly killed India Clarke—the tenth transgender woman to be murdered this year—turned himself in to the police.
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.
Man Charged in Beating Death of Islan Nettles in New York City
The charges cap an often frustrating 18-month investigation into the beating death of the 21-year-old, black transwoman.
Doc Film Wants Trans Women to Shout: 'I'm Still Here!'
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy is a the subject of a forthcoming documentary film.
A Collection of Stories From Queer and Trans Artist of Color
A new book offers 16 interviews artists who have fused their political and creative work.
Black Trans Woman Killed in Los Angeles While Pounding on Door for Help
Deshawnda “Tata” Sanchez was 21 years old.
Janet Mock Raises Nearly $8K (and Counting) in Books for Trans Prisoners
The project has already surpassed its goal with 28 days left.