Topics :: Anti-transgender violence

Laverne Cox Talks Trans Issues in ’TakePart Live’

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
As part of their coverage for LGBT Pride month in June, Pivot’s interactive news show, "TakePart Live" featured an interview with "Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox.

Suspect in Atlanta Trans Beating Says He was Provoked

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
One of the men suspected in the beating of two transgender women on a Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) train in Atlanta last month said this week he and his friends were provoked by the women.

WHO, UN Condemn Forced Sterilization of Trans & Intersex People

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 2, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined forces with UN and other groups to condemn the forced sterilization of transgender and intersex people in a groundbreaking report.

Report: NYC Anti-Gay Attacks Up 26% in 2013

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 2, 2014
Anti-gay attacks in New York City rose a shocking 26 percent in 2013, according to a report by the Anti-Violence project.

MARTA Police Arrest Suspects Allegedly Involved in Trans Bias Attack

By EDGE | Saturday May 31, 2014
Atlanta transit police have arrested a pair of suspects allegedly involved in a train fight where the victims claim to have been targeted for being transgender.

Men Attack and Strip 2 Trans Women on Atlanta Train

By Jason St. Amand | Friday May 30, 2014
Police are investigating the attack of two transgender women of color, who were harassed and stripped on an Atlanta, Ga., Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) train on May 20 by several men allegedly because of their gender identity.

May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday May 17, 2014
On May 17, LGBT groups across the world will observe International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia, with this year’s theme being the Freedom of Expression.

Charges Dropped Against Bullied Calif. Trans Teen

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Prosecutors dropped battery charges in the case against transgender teen, Jewlyes Gutierrez, after the girl completed a restorative justice program.

Geena Rocero Launches Global Organization for Gender Rights

By EDGE | Monday Mar 31, 2014
To coincide with the celebration of International Transgender Day of Visibility, activist and model Geena Rocero today launched her new a global awareness campaign, Gender Proud.

What’s Between Your Legs?: Thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
Special guest writer Cathy Renna shares her thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility.