transgender

Five transgendered women of color have been murdered over the course of a five week period this year. According to BlackLivesMatter.com, “the average life expectancy…

Actress Laverne Cox continues to shatter diversity barriers in broadcast TV, most recently landing a role as a transgender Ivy League-educated attorney on new CBS…

Author and transgender rights activist Janet Mock (pictured) announced her engagement to longtime beau and New York photographer, Aaron Tredwell (pictured).  Mock showed off her sparkler…

Emmy-nominated “Orange Is The New Black” actress, transgender activist and TIME cover star Laverne Cox can now add “documentary crew” to her laundry list of accomplishments. As the…

Joan Rivers, 81, told a reporter that President Barack Obama is the first gay president and that First Lady Michelle Obama is a “tranny.” After…

Blake Brockington (pictured) recently made history when he became the first transgender teen in the state of North Carolina to be crowned homecoming king, according…

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of…

Is this a new phenonmenon- the  idea of being born one sex but knowing that it is completely wrong and in fact, you’re the opposite sex? We’ve talked about My Princess Boy, Dyson Kilodavis, the transgendered boy who feels that he’s a girl. Now we have Kathryn, born a girl, who believes she’s really a […]

SAN ANTONIO-Natalie Johnson was fired for refusing to let a transgender woman use the womans dressing room at a Macy’s in San Antonio. Johnson claimed that her religious beliefs conflict with Macy’s transgender policy and that she was protecting female customers. KENS5 reports: “They wanted me to believe that the young man I was looking […]

Transgender African Americans face rampant discrimination and poverty a survey issued by several prominent LGBT organizations reports. The report, called Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, collected data from more than 6,500 transgender Americans, finding that all face double the discrimination in everything from housing and healthcare, to education and employment […]

WALLACE, N.C.–Vishon Murphy ventured to a local Pizza Hut to get some food, but was kicked out because he was wearing a dress. According to the Pizza Hut, Murphy was turned away for being “disruptive.” “I respect people and their boundaries because I understand that everyone does not like my lifestyle and I show them […]

NEW YORK– Popular blogger and People.com editor Janet Mock  goes on the record in a candid interview revealing that she was in fact born a boy in a recent interview with Marie Claire.