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Tennessee-governor-signs-anti-trans-bathroom-bill

  Tennessee governor signs anti-trans 'bathroom bill'

On May 14, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed House Bill 1233 (Senate Bill 1367)—an anti-transgender "bathroom bill"—into law, The Advocate reported. The statute will deny trans students and staff in ...


 
Quigley-advocates-for-trans-immigrants-during-ICE-hearing

  Quigley advocates for trans immigrants during ICE hearing

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice-Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus and a founding member of the Transgender Equality Task Force, questioned Acting Director of Immigration ...


 
Federal-judge-hears-incarcerated-trans-womans-motion

  Federal judge hears incarcerated trans woman's motion

On May 12, a federal judge heard an emergency motion in a case charging the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) with violating the constitutional rights of Ashley Diamond—a Black transgender woman currently incarcerated in a men's ...


 
International-Day-Against-Homophobia-Transphobia-Biphobia-to-take-place-May-17

  International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia to take place May 17

--From a press release

LGBTQI+ networks, individuals and allies from around the world will be celebrating the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia again this year on Monday, May 17. The theme for this year's events, known also as ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-announces-1B-in-Rebuild-Illinois-grants-for-Local-infrastructure-projects

  Gov. Pritzker announces $1B in Rebuild Illinois grants for Local infrastructure projects

--From a press release

CHAMPAIGN — As summer construction season ramps up, Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) today announced the fourth round of $250 million in Rebuild Illinois funded grants is available to advance municipal, ...


 
Stephanie-Battaglino-New-York-Lifes-first-transgender-officer-releases-memoir

  Stephanie Battaglino, New York Life's first transgender officer, releases memoir

--From a press release

May 11, 2021… Educator and motivational speaker Stephanie Battaglino today officially released her memoir, Reflections from Both Sides of the Glass Ceiling: Finding My True Self in Corporate America, from L'Oste Vineyard Press. After many years ...


 
TELEVISION-Jasmine-Davis-returns-to-The-Chi

  TELEVISION Jasmine Davis returns to 'The Chi'

Actress Jasmine Davis has a past history with Chicago, Illinois that continues into the future. Growing up in the Windy City has certainly paid off for the transgender performer throughout her career. After attending Kenwood High ...


 
Evangelical-Lutherans-select-first-transgender-bishop

  Evangelical Lutherans select first transgender bishop

The Evangelical Lutheran Church elected its first openly transgender bishop on May 8, The Hill reported. The Rev. Megan Rohrer, who uses the pronouns they/them, was elected bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Sierra ...


 
GLAAD-issues-inaugural-Social-Media-Safety-Index

  GLAAD issues inaugural Social Media Safety Index

--From a press release

New York, NY - May 10, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the findings of its inaugural Social Media Safety Index (SMSI), a 50-page ...


 
WORLD-Parenting-news-Tonga-activist-pension-fight-drag-personality

  WORLD Parenting news, Tonga activist, pension fight, drag personality

A Croatian court has ruled that same-sex partners can now adopt children, backing a same-sex couple in their five-year fight for the right to family life, Openly News reported. On April 21, Zagreb's Administrative Court ruled ...


 
NATIONAL-Military-bill-LGBTQ-teen-trans-deaths-Pride-items-childrens-book

  NATIONAL Military bill, LGBTQ teen, trans deaths, Pride items, children's book

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that directs the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs in the Garden State to assist former Armed Forces service members who were denied an honorable discharge due to ...


 
Refugee-Coalition-of-East-Africa-calls-for-attention-to-anti-queer-violence

  Refugee Coalition of East Africa calls for attention to anti-queer violence

--From a press release

On May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia will be observed worldwide, followed by many celebrations of Pride in the month of June. We at the Refugee Coalition of East Africa will raise ...


 
Utah-Supreme-Court-upholds-transgender-rights

  Utah Supreme Court upholds transgender rights

--From a press release

Salt Lake City — On Thursday, May 6, the Utah Supreme Court ruled today In Re Gray and Rice (20170046) 2021 UT 13, and confirmed the right of transgender Utahns to change the name and gender ...


 
National-Black-Justice-Coalition-honors-the-life-of-Monica-Roberts

  National Black Justice Coalition honors the life of Monica Roberts

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) celebrates the life and accomplishments of Monica Roberts, a revered transgender journalist, activist, and founder of the award-winning publication TransGriot. ...


 
WORLD-Caribbean-group-hate-crime-Queen-of-the-Pacific-volcano-wedding

  WORLD Caribbean group, hate crime, 'Queen of the Pacific,' volcano wedding

A Caribbean advocacy group launched a fund to help LGBTQ people who have been impacted by the eruption of a volcano on the island of St. Vincent, The Washington Blade reported. The Eastern Caribbean Alliance for ...


 
NATIONAL-Black-trans-candidate-travel-case-trans-death-CEO-fired

  NATIONAL Black trans candidate, travel case, trans death, CEO fired

RuPaul's Drag Race alum Honey Mahogany—who currently holds a vice-chair seat in her local County Central Committee—announced that she will be seeking the role of chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party when current Party Chair ...


 
New-report-examines-bans-on-medical-care-for-trans-youth

  New report examines bans on medical care for trans youth

The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) released a new policy spotlight report, "Efforts to Ban Health Care for Transgender Youth." In 2021 alone, legislatures in 22 states have introduced bills to ban best practice medical care for ...


 
Study-Gender-affirming-surgery-improves-mental-health-outcomes-among-transgender-people

  Study: Gender-affirming surgery improves mental health outcomes among transgender people

--From a press release

BOSTON, April 28, 2021—A new study published today in JAMA Surgery (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/article-abstract/2779429) found that gender-affirming surgery is associated with improved mental health ...


 
Yet-another-governor-signs-anti-trans-bill

  Yet another governor signs anti-trans bill

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges, The Seattle Times noted. Bills seeking to ban transgender girls from competing ...


 
Queer-health-sciences-art-U-of-Michigan-students-translate-research-through-art

  Queer health sciences art: U of Michigan students translate research through art

ANN ARBOR—Tanaka Chavanduka was inspired to reconsider his communication methods after a trip to a national conference on HIV in Washington, D.C. While there, he also visited the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of ...


 
New-Center-for-Applied-Transgender-Studies-responds-to-trans-misinformation

  New Center for Applied Transgender Studies responds to trans misinformation

Combatting bad information and promoting accurate education on transgender issues are the focuses at the Center for Applied Transgender Studies, which officially opened March 31. The independent, nonprofit, research organization ...


 
AMA-to-states-Stop-interfering-in-health-care-of-transgender-children

  AMA to states: Stop interfering in health care of transgender children

--From a press release

CHICAGO — On April 26, the American Medical Association (AMA) urged governors to oppose state legislation that would prohibit medically necessary gender transition-related care minor patients, calling such efforts "a ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-in-the-South-NC-ordinance-HIV-lawsuits-Andrew-Yang

  NATIONAL 'Trans in the South,' N.C. ordinance, HIV lawsuits, Andrew Yang

The Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) released the 2021 edition of Trans in the South: A Directory of Trans-Affirming Health & Legal Service Providers, a press release noted. Nearly 400 ...


 
WORLD-Namibia-ruling-US-embassies-Kenya-refugee-camp-trans-teen

  WORLD Namibia ruling, U.S. embassies, Kenya refugee camp, trans teen

Namibia's High Court ruled against a gay couple battling to obtain travel documents for their twin daughters, born to a surrogate in South Africa, after authorities refused to do so on the basis the infants were ...


 
Body-of-19-year-old-Chicago-Black-trans-woman-found-in-June-2020-identified-April-2021

  Body of 19-year-old Chicago Black trans woman found in June 2020, identified April 2021

On June 6, 2020, the body of an unidentified young Black trans person was found in an abandoned building at 7908 S Laflin in Chicago. https://twitter.com/KaylaraOwl/status/1292173435750277123 . Koko Nia Labeija was born 29 May 2001 in ...


 
Alabama-governor-signs-anti-trans-measure

  Alabama governor signs anti-trans measure

Continuing the thread of anti-transgender measures that almost two dozen states have considered or are considering, Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law April 23 that requires all Alabama athletes in K-12 public ...


 
Caitlyn-Jenner-declares-gubernatorial-run

  Caitlyn Jenner declares gubernatorial run

Former Olympic champion, reality-TV star and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner is running to be governor of California, as a recall of the sitting Democratic Gov. Gavin Newson moves forward. In a press release posted to Twitter, ...


 
Trump-era-LGBTQ-housing-discrimination-reversed-Quigley-praises-HUD-action

  Trump-era LGBTQ housing discrimination reversed, Quigley praises HUD action

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) , a Vice-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and ...


 
HUD-removes-anti-trans-Trump-era-policy

  HUD removes anti-trans Trump-era policy

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is withdrawing a Trump-era policy that would have allowed taxpayer-funded homeless shelters to deny access to transgender people, a Minneapolis Star-Tribune ...


 
Cook-County-States-Attorney-to-present-panel-on-transgender-women-of-color-safety

  Cook County State's Attorney to present panel on transgender women of color, safety

The Cook County State's Attorney office will present a Transgender Women of Color Panel, a discussion about safety issues for transgender women of color, on April 27, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. central time. Panel members will ...


 
Kansas-North-Dakota-governors-veto-anti-trans-measures-91UPDATE93

  Kansas, North Dakota governors veto anti-trans measures [UPDATE]

Democratic Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Republican North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, each vetoed anti-trans measures. ...


 
Jennifer-Pritzker-threatens-to-leave-Tennessee-over-anti-trans-legislation

  Jennifer Pritzker threatens to leave Tennessee over anti-trans legislation

Jennifer Pritzker—the world's first out and only known transgender billionaire, as well as a cousin of Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker—threatened to pull her fortune from Tennessee if lawmakers pass transphobic ...


 
Gay-trans-panic-defenses-continue-in-court-cases-in-many-US-states-

  Gay, trans panic defenses continue in court cases in many US states

--From a press release

Gay and trans panic defenses first appeared in court cases in the 1960s and continue to be raised in criminal trials today. ...


 
PASSAGES-Donald-Duane-Slater

  PASSAGES Donald Duane Slater

Donald Duane Slater, age 73, of Kalamazoo Michigan made his transition on April 8, 2021 in his home, of natural causes. Don worked in several bars in the 1970's and 80's. Among them the Glory Hole ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-increase-in-suicide-attempts-among-trans-youth-in-Arkansas

  GLAAD responds to increase in suicide attempts among trans youth in Arkansas

--From a press release

(New York, NY - April 19, 2021) — GLAAD is responding to reports of an increase in suicide attempts among transgender youth in Arkansas, which on April 6 became the first U.S. state to outlaw gender-affirming ...


 
NATIONAL-More-trans-deaths-bullied-teen-Manhunt-trans-writer-Biden

  NATIONAL More trans deaths, bullied teen, Manhunt, trans writer, Biden

A Black transgender woman in Missouri was shot to death—and investigators swiftly tracked down a suspect they believe shot her after meeting on an online dating website, LGBTQ Nation reported. Dominique Lucious was found dead April ...


 
Poll-Most-Americans-oppose-anti-trans-laws-

  Poll: Most Americans oppose anti-trans laws

A new PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll showed that two-thirds of U.S. residents oppose laws that would limit transgender rights, PBS reported. About one half of one percent of U.S. adults are transgender, according to a recent Gallup ...


 
Equality-Florida-HRC-condemn-Florida-House-passage-of-trans-sports-ban

  Equality Florida, HRC condemn Florida House passage of trans sports ban

--From a press release

Tallahassee, FL - The Florida House has voted 77-40 to ban transgender girls from playing sports alongside their peers. The vote comes just hours after transgender students and advocates held a press conference in the Florida ...


 
International-Day-Against-Homophobia-Transphobia-and-Biphobia-theme-announced

  International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia theme announced

--From a collective press release

LGBTQI+ networks from around the world have announced the theme for this year's International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia: "Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing!" We are inspired by this very ...


 
More-than-45000-trans-youth-put-at-risk-of-losing-access-to-gender-affirming-care-

  More than 45,000 trans youth put at risk of losing access to gender-affirming care

--From a Williams Institute press release

An estimated 45,100 transgender youth ages 13 and older in the U.S. are at risk of being denied gender-affirming medical care due to proposed and enacted state bans, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA School ...


 
NCAA-issues-statement-hitting-back-at-anti-trans-discrimination-

  NCAA issues statement hitting back at anti-trans discrimination

The NCAA, which regulates college athletics in the United States, supported transgender athletes April 12, saying it won't hold championship events in locations that aren't "free of discrimination," NBC News reported. As Republicans in more than ...


 
Trans-non-binary-youth-influencers-launch-book-collection-with-A-Kids-Book-About

  Trans, non-binary youth influencers launch book collection with "A Kids Book About"

--From a press release

Chicago, IL - April 12, 2021 - While many teens took e-learning as an opportunity to level-up their gaming skills, a group of young people chose instead to write a collection of books about their lives. ...


 
WORLD-Trans-women-arrested-death-threats-Russian-film-leader-apologizes

  WORLD Trans women arrested, death threats, Russian film, leader apologizes

Two transgender women facing charges of "attempted homosexuality" (as well as public indecency and not carrying identification) in a high-profile case in Cameroon will spend more than two months behind bars without a trial after a ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Trans-singer-Pose-Kate-Winslet-Lil-Nas-X-Broadway

  SHOWBIZ Trans singer, 'Pose,' Kate Winslet, Lil Nas X, Broadway

Trans femme indie-punk artist Evan Greer (she/her) released a dystopian new music video for the song "Surveillance Capitalism," a press release noted. She is using it to launch StopSpotifySurveillance.org with Fight for the Future, where she ...


 
GLAAD-Media-Awards-honor-creative-forces-of-change-in-media-culture

  GLAAD Media Awards honor creative forces of change in media, culture

--From a press release, video below

Los Angeles, CA, Thursday, April 8, 2021 — GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, tonight hosted a virtual ceremony to announce the award recipients of the 32nd Annu ...


 
New-study-shows-discrimination-stigma-family-pressure-drive-transgender-detransition

  New study shows discrimination, stigma, family pressure drive transgender "detransition"

--From a press release

BOSTON—A new study published in LGBT Health found that 13.1% of currently identified transgender people have detransitioned at some point in their lives, but that 82.5% of those who have detransitioned attribute their decision to at ...


 
Equality-Illinois-celebrates-Black-trans-womans-electoral-victory-in-Decatur-Illinois

  Equality Illinois celebrates Black trans woman's electoral victory in Decatur, Illinois

From a press release

A statement from Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Illinoisans: "We are extremely proud of Alana ...


 
Suburban-LGBTQ-candidates-mostly-prevail-in-April-6-elections-

  Suburban LGBTQ candidates mostly prevail in April 6 elections

Illinois LGBTQ candidates mostly prevailed in their respective suburban elections on April 6—with two victories marking rare wins by transgender candidates. ...


 
Arkansas-legislature-overrides-governor-on-anti-trans-measure-

  Arkansas legislature overrides governor on anti-trans measure

On April 6, the Arkansas state legislature voted to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that would ban gender-affirming treatments for transgender youths in the state, ABC News reported. The "Save Adolescents ...


 
Athlete-Ally-releases-Athletic-Equality-Index-of-LGBTQ-Inclusion-at-NCAA-D1-Schools

  Athlete Ally releases Athletic Equality Index of LGBTQ-Inclusion at NCAA D1 Schools

--From a press release

LGBTQI+ student athletes are under attack. Here's how schools can step in. LGBTQI+ student athletes already have a lot on their mind between navigating COVID-19, coursework and their sport. They shouldn't have to also worry about ...


 
MOVIES-The-Sound-of-Identity-about-trans-opera-star-out-June-1

  MOVIES 'The Sound of Identity,' about trans opera star, out June 1

Winner of the 2020 Outshine Film Festival's prestigious Programmers Award of Excellence, The Sound of Identity is a feature documentary that Shout! Studios will present on digital and on demand June 1. Profiling international opera star ...


 
WIU-LGBTQA-Resource-Center-celebrates-10th-Anniversary

  WIU LGBTQA Resource Center celebrates 10th Anniversary

--From a WIU press release

MACOMB, IL — In 2011, the LGBT*QA Resource Center was established at Western Illinois University to serve as a home, and to raise awareness for, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning+ community at WIU. Ten years ...


 
32nd-Annual-GLAAD-Media-Awards-April-8

  32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards April 8

--From a press release

New York, NY - Thursday, April 1, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that CHIKA, Rebecca Black, and Niecy Nash's wife Jessica Betts will ...


 
President-Biden-recognizes-Transgender-Day-of-Visibility

  President Biden recognizes Transgender Day of Visibility

--From a Center on Halsted press release

In a proclamation recognizing March 31, 2021 as Transgender Day of Visibility, President Biden wrote, "Vice President Harris and I affirm that transgender Americans make our Nation more prosperous, vibrant, and strong. I urge my fellow ...


 
Pentagon-reverses-Trump-era-ban-on-trans-military-service-GLAAD-responds

  Pentagon reverses Trump-era ban on trans military service, GLAAD responds

--From a GLAAD press release

New York, NY - Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, celebrates news that the Pentagon will issue ...


 
NABJs-LGBTQ-Task-Force-announces-new-scholarship-named-for-trans-journalist-Monica-Roberts

  NABJ's LGBTQ+ Task Force announces new scholarship named for trans journalist Monica Roberts

--From a LGBTQ+ Task Force press release

As communities worldwide celebrate transgender and non-binary people on Transgender Day of Visibility, the National Association of Black Journalists' LGBTQ+ Task Force is proud to announce a new scholarship named ...


 
465-feminist-leaders-sign-open-letter-in-solidarity-with-trans-women-and-girls-

  465+ feminist leaders sign open letter in solidarity with trans women and girls

--From a GLAAD press release

More than 465 feminist leaders sign open letter standing in solidarity with transgender women and girls in honor of Women's History Month and Transgender Day of Visibility. The letter, organized by GLAAD & Raquel Willis, comes ...


 
Chella-Man-talks-media-endeavors-the-fashion-world-upcoming-book-AAPI-visibility

  Chella Man talks media endeavors, the fashion world, upcoming book, AAPI visibility

The multi-talented 22-year-old, Deaf, genderqueer, transgender, Jewish, AAPI, artist and activist Chella Man has done more in his short life than most people achieve in their lifetimes. This includes a successful YouTube channel; TedX talk, modeling ...


 
OP-ED-The-closet-doors-are-opening-

  OP-ED The closet doors are opening

(NOTE: The International Transgender Day of Visibility is March 31.) I recently learned that according to a new report, the number of people in this country who identify as LGBTQ has increased by 60% since 2012. ...


 
Nearly-half-of-all-LBQ-women-have-been-physically-or-sexually-assaulted

  Nearly half of all LBQ women have been physically or sexually assaulted

--From a press release

New study examines the social, economic, physical, and psychological well-being of cisgender and transgender LBQ women and girls A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds about 5% of cisgender and ...


 
New-Equality-Map-Bans-on-transgender-youth-participation-in-sports

  New Equality Map: Bans on transgender youth participation in sports

(March 29, 2021) — Across the country, state legislatures have introduced bills that would ban transgender youth from participating in K-12 school sports, and in some cases in college as well. This year alone, at least ...


 
Talking-Transgender-Day-of-Visibility-with-Planned-Parenthood-of-Illinois

  Talking Transgender Day of Visibility with Planned Parenthood of Illinois

With Transgender Day of Visibility on Wed., March 31, Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL), one of the largest providers of gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) and general care for transgender patients ...


 
NATIONAL-Anti-trans-attacks-Native-HIV-AIDS-Awareness-Day-tower-Mary-Trump

  NATIONAL Anti-trans attacks, Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, tower, Mary Trump

Rayanna Pardo, a 26-year-old Latinx trans woman, was struck by a car and killed while fleeing from a small mob in Los Angeles on March 17, out.com reported. Security video showed Pardo being chased and assaulted ...


 
Mara-Keisling-leaving-national-trans-group

  Mara Keisling leaving national trans group

After 18 years leading the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), Mara Keisling is not renewing her contract, according to LGBTQ Nation. Current Deputy Executive Director Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen will succeed her. In a statement on the ...


 
Another-anti-trans-sports-bill-signed-this-time-in-Tennessee

  Another anti-trans sports bill signed, this time in Tennessee

Transgender students in Tennessee will be required to compete in school sports according to their sex at birth after Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed a controversial bill into law March 26, according to The Tennessean. Tennessee ...


 
Congressional-Equality-Caucus-announces-leadership-of-Transgender-Equality-Task-Force

  Congressional Equality Caucus announces leadership of Transgender Equality Task Force

--From a press release

Washington, D.C. — The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is excited to announce the leadership of the Transgender Equality Task Force for the 117th Congress. The Task Force will work with the Caucus to amplify transgender issues ...


 
Arkansas-governor-signs-anti-trans-sports-bill

  Arkansas governor signs anti-trans sports bill

On March 25, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill into law that will ban transgender girls and women from participating in K-12 and collegiate level sports that align with their gender identity, The Hill ...


 
Senate-confirms-Levine-as-first-out-trans-federal-official-

  Senate confirms Levine as first out trans federal official

On March 24, the U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Rachel Levine as assistant secretary for health in the Department of Health and Human Services—making her the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by that governmental ...


 
Dr-Rachel-L-Levine-confirmed-as-HHS-Assistant-Secretary-for-Health-Lambda-responds

  Dr. Rachel L. Levine confirmed as HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Lambda responds

--From a Lambda Legal press release

(Washington, D.C.) — Today, the United States Senate confirmed the appointment of Dr. Rachel L. Levine to lead the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health of the Department of Health and Human Services, a critical ...


 
Transgender-people-four-times-more-likely-than-cisgender-people-to-be-victims-of-violence

  Transgender people four+ times more likely than cisgender people to be victims of violence

--From a press release from The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law

Transgender people are over four times more likely than cisgender people to experience violent victimization, including rape, sexual assault, and aggravated or simple assault, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Tamron-Hall-Killing-Eve-speedskater-DJ-dies-Pariah

  SHOWBIZ Tamron Hall, 'Killing Eve,' speedskater, DJ dies, 'Pariah'

On the March 16 episode of Tamron Hall, Hall highlighted groundbreaking transgender trailblazers in Hollywood, a press release noted. Pose/American Horror Story actress and tech CEO Angelica Ross opened up about her difficult coming-out experience in ...


 
NATIONAL-Anti-trans-violence-pilot-dies-Dr-Rachel-Levine-panic-defense-Amazon

  NATIONAL Anti-trans violence, pilot dies, Dr. Rachel Levine, panic defense, Amazon

Diamond "Kyree" Sanders, a 23-year-old Black transgender woman, was shot and killed in Ohio March 23—making her at least the 10th known trans victim of violence this year, out.com noted. Police in Clifton rushed Sanders to ...


 
Chicago-LGBTQ-Workers-Center-leaders-talk-organization-anti-discrimination-hotline-summit

  Chicago LGBTQ Workers Center leaders talk organization, anti-discrimination hotline, summit

In 2018, the National LGBTQ Workers Center launched with the goal of dismantling workplace oppression and discrimination. "We are a collective of trans and queer BIPOC workers," National LGBTQ Workers Center Chicago Chapter President Angelina Nordstrom ...


 
Laverne-Cox-to-speak-at-Indiana-University-virtual-event-on-April-9-

  Laverne Cox to speak at Indiana University virtual event on April 9

Emmy-nominated actress and Indiana University (IU) alumna Laverne Cox will speak during a live virtual event at 8 p.m. on April 9 as part of "The Style of the State," a multidisciplinary IU symposium on art, ...


 
Commissioner-Morrison-introduces-ordinance-expanding-gender-identity-options-on-forms

  Commissioner Morrison introduces ordinance expanding gender identity options on forms

--From a press release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — March 16, 2021 — Today, Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison (District 15), the first openly LGBTQ Cook County Board member, introduced the Gender Inclusive Documents and Forms ...


 





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