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Results related to “Transgender Women of Color”

Black Trans Woman Killed in Los Angeles While Pounding on Door for Help

Black Trans Woman Killed in Los Angeles While Pounding on Door for Help

by Jamilah King on December 5 2014, 10:51AM

Deshawnda “Tata” Sanchez was 21 years old.

Topics: /NOW

Janet Mock Raises Nearly $8K (and Counting) in Books for Trans Prisoners

Janet Mock Raises Nearly $8K (and Counting) in Books for Trans Prisoners

by Jamilah King on December 3 2014, 10:03AM

The project has already surpassed its goal with 28 days left.

Topics: Culture

A Sobering Infographic for Transgender Day of Remembrance

A Sobering Infographic for Transgender Day of Remembrance

by Jamilah King on November 20 2014, 3:27PM

Statistics show that trans women of color were the victims of 67 percent of all hate-motivated homicides of LGBT people in 2013.

Topics: /NOW

For Trans Immigrant Detainees, Deportation Is Sometimes the Better Option

For Trans Immigrant Detainees, Deportation Is Sometimes the Better Option

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2014, 3:45PM

Fusion investigates how transgender immigrant detainees fare while locked up.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Facing Race Spotlight: Trans Latina Activist Isa Noyola

Facing Race Spotlight: Trans Latina Activist Isa Noyola

by Julianne Hing on November 5 2014, 7:00AM

The San Francisco-based trans advocate explains why race and gender need to be in the same conversation.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, /NOW

$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

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