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A transgender woman of color, Mia Henderson, was found dead Wednesday morning in an alley in northwest Baltimore.
Following the murder of Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati and the problematic media coverage of her story, TakePart spoke to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender people, particularly in stories involving transgender victims of violence.
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.
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.
Tonight, trans author and activist Janet Mock will speak at a salon focusing on her new memoir, "Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More," at Barnard College in New York.
Today, North Carolina trans student Andraya Williams spoke to HuffPost Live about her experience being interrogated by a security guard at Central Piedmont Community College because she is transgender.
College student Andraya Williams of North Carolina is calling for Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to apologize for discriminating against her because she is a transgender woman.
Andraya Williams, a 22-year-old trans woman of color and student at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) says she was escorted off campus and told she was suspended after using the women's restroom.
Geena Rocero, a model, activist, and transgender woman, spoke about her experience at TED 2014.
New York Health Commissioner Nirav Shah recently called the state a "leader in promoting transgender issues," yet states like California, as well as the District of Columbia, have surpassed New York in providing trans and gender non-conforming people with access to necessary healthcare.