The Windy City Times published a third article in an investigative series about the arrest of Eisha Love and the subsequent murders of Paige Clay and Tiffany Gooden.Eisha Love was charged with first degree attempted murder after surviving a transphobic attack on Chicago's west side.
Early this morning two men holding hands outside a Chelsea movie theater were senselessly beaten and called antigay slurs. Both required hospitalization for injuries. One of the man's injuries were so brutal he required stitches on his face.
In this guest post, NCAVP Coordinator Chai Jindasurat recounts working with Dee Dee Pearson, a trans woman from Kansas City, and shares Dee Dee's amazing story to overcome bouts of rejection, policing and employment discrimination.
This is part of a series of posts about LGBT communities in Central America, in which two lesbian-identified activists talk about dating, pride events, and the horrors that face some members of the LGBT community.
As violence against the trans community increases in our nation’s capital and adds onto the many forms of systemic discrimination trans people face, the DC Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to promote respect and educate the public on these issues in the first government-funded campaign of its kind.
The murder rate of people who are LGBTQH is at its highest, according to a recently released 2011 report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report also shows that transgender women, people of color, and youth and young adults are at a disproportionately high risk of being victims of what the NCAVP terms hate violence.