anti-trans violence

Transgender woman murdered in LA

Early Saturday morning, Yazmin Vash Payne, a transgender woman of color, was found stabbed to death inside her Van Nuys, California home.

Read More

Media continues disrespectful reporting as transgender women of color are murdered

Last week, GLAAD reached out to several news outlets in Norfolk, Virginia, about their inaccurate and offensive coverage of Lamia Beard, a Black transgender woman who was killed in a shooting.

Read More

NY Court of Appeals allows retrial of hate crime charge for killing of Syracuse trans woman

Today, the New York State Court of Appeals announced that it will allow the Onondaga County District Attorney to retry Dwight DeLee, the man accused of killing a transgender woman, Lateisha Green, in 2008, while overturning his previous conviction.

Read More

How long will the transgender community have to wait for justice?

Today, as people gather in New York City to remember the one-year anniversary of the brutal murder of Islan Nettles, Michael Silverman penned an op-ed for the New York Daily News that calls on justice to be served, not just for Islan, but for the many others who have faced violence around the country and the world.

Read More

NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.

Read More

GLAAD warns media of 'trans panic' narrative in Cincinnati anti-transgender murder

A suspect in the murder of trans woman Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati turned himself in to police on Wednesday morning. Quamar Edwards (no relation to the victim) was escorted by relatives to Cincinnati police headquarters to face charges for Tiffany's death.

Read More

Trans woman of color murdered in Cincinnati, local trans advocates speak out

Tiffany Edwards, a 28-year-old trans woman of color, was found dead in Cincinnati last Thursday. She was last seen by her aunt the night before, saying she was meeting up with friends.

Read More
June 12, 2014

Laverne Cox talks 'Orange is the New Black' and anti-trans violence on "TakePart Live"

Yesterday, Laverne Cox chatted about her character, Sophia Burset, on Orange is the New Black and transgender issues with TakePart hosts, Jacob Soboroff and Meghan McCain, who is also a member of GLAAD's National Board of Directors.

Read More

VIDEO: Laverne Cox wants you to know Monica Jones’ story, calls for action at #GLAADAwards

At last night’s 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox called attention to trans people who have experienced discrimination and been largely ignored by the mainstream media.

Read More

Trans people now allowed to vote in El Salvador, still suffer rampant violence

For the first time in the nation's history, transgender people were allowed to vote in an election. Danielle Marie Mackey and Gloria Marisela Moran explore this major achievement, the state of LGBT equality (or lack thereof), ongoing institutional corruption, and remaining hurdles.

Read More

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - anti-trans violence