Transphobia

Supreme Court Moves Trump's Trans Military Ban Step Closer to Implementation

In a 5-4 decision split along party lines, the Supreme Court lifted most of the injunctions that were preventing the Trump administration from keeping transgender people out of the military.

Frank Ocean in black suit with white shirt and black tie

READ: Frank Ocean's Poignant Lament on Pulse Massacre, Homophobic and Transphobic Violence

The reclusive artist referenced Orlando and the North Carolina anti-trans bathroom bill in a new Tumblr post.

Islan Nettles' Killer Pleads Guilty

James Dixon will likely be sentenced to 12 years in exchange for admitting that he fatally assaulted the trans woman.

Jury Selection Begins Today for Man Who Killed Islan Nettles

James Dixon told detectives in 2013 that he doesn’t “go around gay bashing people.” He pleaded not guilty to first- and second-degree manslaughter charges and a first-degree assault charge in the death of the trans woman.

South Dakota Awaits Governor's Decision on Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill'

If signed into law, it would force trans students to use bathroms for their birth-assigned gender, rather than the one with which they identify. 

About Islan Nettles

As the clock tick tocks on the Islan Nettles case a message is being sent: Transwomen of color’s lives don’t matter.

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused of Beating Islan Nettles to Death

The Manhattan District Attorney has dropped misdemeanor assault charges against a Harlem man.

Naming the Shame Surrounding Trans Women

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