Transgender Day of Remembrance #tdor @gwenners

The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an event created by Gwen Smith held each year on November 20. The event raises awareness of violence against transgender people. It misses, however, the opportunity to create solidarity with Women by failing to note that it is Men who commit violence against transgender people in overwhelming numbers. We look […]

THIS is Transgender

Originally posted on OUT of My Panties, Now!!!:
Transgender Law and Policy Institute estimates the Transgender population at 2 – 5% of the US population. National Center for Transgender Equality reports that only 0.25 – 1.0 % of the US population are Transsexual, persons suffering from a complete psychosexual inversion who desire to transition to…

Raheam Felton

A man killed London Chanel, a Center City transgender woman, after she accused him of “sexually touching” her, his girlfriend testified Tuesday. Mayai Bankz testified that her boyfriend, Raheam Felton, attacked Chanel in an abandoned North Philadelphia house within moments of her telling Bankz of his moves on her. News Report

Robert James Spells

Robert James Spells was charged with shooting a 21-year-old transgender woman during a robbery and forcing an 11-year-old girl into prostitution, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Spells was also charged with six other felonies including second-degree robbery, offering the child to men for sex and two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a […]

James Dixon

James Dixon, 24, of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn was arrested for the brutal 2013 beating death of transgender woman Islan Nettles — nearly two years after confessing to the crime, prosecutors said. Brooklyn Man Arrested for 2013 Death of Transgender Woman Islan Nettles – Hamilton Heights – DNAinfo

Henry Richard Gleaves

Henry Richard Gleaves is accused of killing a gay man. News outlets initially reported the victim to be a transgender woman. 20-year-old wanted for murder at Fern Valley Hotel Louisville Murder Highlights 2015’s Already Alarming Anti-LGBT Violence _ Advocate Killer sought after man found shot in Fern Valley hotel parking – wave3 UPDATE_ Another Black Trans Woman […]