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Results related to “Transgender Women of Color”

$50K Reward Offered in Aniya Parker Slaying

$50K Reward Offered in Aniya Parker Slaying

by Jamilah King on October 10 2014, 10:10AM

She’s the eighth transgender woman of color to be killed in the U.S. since June.

Topics: /NOW

Aniya Parker and an Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women of Color

Aniya Parker and an Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women of Color

by Jamilah King on October 6 2014, 1:49PM

Parker is the eighth transgender woman of color to be killed since the begining of June.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

One Year Later, Justice Remains Illusive for Islan Nettles

One Year Later, Justice Remains Illusive for Islan Nettles

by Jamilah King on August 18 2014, 11:13AM

The Manhattan DA has been mysteriously silent about the case.

Topics: Culture

Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson: Trans Pioneers, BFFs, Film Stars

Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson: Trans Pioneers, BFFs, Film Stars

by Jamilah King on August 15 2014, 11:40AM

They made history. But first, they cried and partied.

Topics: /NOW

Trans Girl's Friend Helps Stop Stabbing Attack on D.C. Metro

Trans Girl’s Friend Helps Stop Stabbing Attack on D.C. Metro

by Aura Bogado on July 31 2014, 11:46AM

She’s expected to make a full recovery.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

CeCe McDonald to Rolling Stone: 'I Wasn't Born a Boy. I Was Born a Baby'

CeCe McDonald to Rolling Stone: ‘I Wasn’t Born a Boy. I Was Born a Baby’

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 2:02PM

The women whose case galvanized thousands of people across the country shares stories from her painful past.

Topics: Culture

Janet Mock Clarifies New Role at Marie Claire, Won't Be 'Trans Correspondent'

Janet Mock Clarifies New Role at Marie Claire, Won’t Be ‘Trans Correspondent’

by Jamilah King on July 22 2014, 12:18PM

She’s accepted an offer to work as contributing editor at Marie Claire.

Topics: Culture

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Woman at NYC Pride

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Woman at NYC Pride

by Jamilah King on June 30 2014, 10:28AM

The actress was one of this year’s grand marshals for the parade.

Topics: Culture

Taking Care of Transgender Elders

Taking Care of Transgender Elders

by Aura Bogado on June 30 2014, 7:00AM

Forty five years after Stonewall, a community pulls together.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

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

Friends Raise Funds to Honor Undocumented Trans Activist After ‘Suspicious’ Death

by Aura Bogado on June 20 2014, 2:41PM

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

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Connecticut Considers Transfer of Transgender Teen Held in Adult Prison

Connecticut Considers Transfer of Transgender Teen Held in Adult Prison

by Aura Bogado on June 6 2014, 2:03PM

But her future remains uncertain.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Connecticut Holds Transgender Girl in Adult Prison

Connecticut Holds Transgender Girl in Adult Prison

by Aura Bogado on June 3 2014, 7:00AM

“Jane Doe” has never been criminally charged or convicted. So why has she been behind bars since April 8?

Topics: Criminal Justice

Laverne Cox Makes History on the Cover of TIME

Laverne Cox Makes History on the Cover of TIME

by Jamilah King on May 29 2014, 10:12AM

It’s a major moment of visibility for transgender women of color.

Topics: Culture

Janet Mock Asks Reporter: 'Who Was the First Person You Came Out to as Cis?' Play

Janet Mock Asks Reporter: ‘Who Was the First Person You Came Out to as Cis?’

by Jamilah King on April 29 2014, 12:56PM

The activist flips the script on the media.

Topics: Culture

Puerto Rico's Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca Play

Puerto Rico’s Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca

by Jamilah King on April 22 2014, 3:51PM

A new film made its debut at the festival this week.

Topics: Culture

CeCe McDonald: 'Prisons Don't Keep Us Safe' Play

CeCe McDonald: ‘Prisons Don’t Keep Us Safe’

by Jamilah King on April 9 2014, 12:00PM

This video is part of an ongoing series of conversations on policing and safety in trans communities.

Topics: Culture

Laverne Cox and the 'Magical Negro' Trope With Glitter

Laverne Cox and the ‘Magical Negro’ Trope With Glitter

by Jamilah King on March 18 2014, 1:28PM

Before her massive success on “Orange is the New Black,” Cox was featured on widely panned VH1 reality show.

Topics: Culture

Watch Janet Mock and Laverne Cox Talk about 'Redefining Realness'

Watch Janet Mock and Laverne Cox Talk about ‘Redefining Realness’

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 7:13PM

Tonight’s conversation at NYU will be live streamed!

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Learn About the Life of Trans Activist and Actress Marsha P. Johnson Play

Learn About the Life of Trans Activist and Actress Marsha P. Johnson

by Jamilah King on February 21 2014, 4:34PM

You can watch the entire documentary for free online.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Janet Mock Talks Transgender Sisterhood, Visibility and #GirlsLikeUs

Janet Mock Talks Transgender Sisterhood, Visibility and #GirlsLikeUs

by Jamilah King on February 4 2014, 7:00AM

The 30-year-old writer and speaker delves into what inspired her new memoir, “Redefining Realness.”

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

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