The tragic killing of Trayvon Martin is a national call to action. Our hearts go out to Trayvon’s family and friends for the loss they have experienced. We stand in solidarity with them as they demand answers and justice.
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day when we honor the lives of those who were lost to acts of anti-transgender violence.As part of bringing attention to the violence that largely impacts transgender women of color, MTV News, Logo, and MTV Act shared graphics and information about TDOR on social media, and directed their followers to resources about being transgender as part of their "Look Different" campaign.
A transgender man, Juan Evans, in East Point, Georgia, says he was pulled over by local police for speeding, only to be harassed, called "it," and threatened with a genital search, according to a video released by the SNaP Co (Solutions Not Punishment Coalition). The video shows Evans recounting the incident he endured on October 23 after he was pulled over.