Michelle Vash Payne, a 33-year-old transgender woman of color, was fatally stabbed in a Los Angeles apartment over the weekend. Rest in power, Michelle.
As we mourn the loss of our trans sisters, Ms. Edwards, Ty Underwood, and Lamia Beard, we celebrate this monumental win.
Just as we posted about the murder of our trans sister Ty Underwood, we learned that yet another Black transgender woman has been killed this month.
Ty Underwood, a 24-year-old Black transgender woman, was fatally shot early Monday morning in North Tyler, Texas. Underwood is the second Black transgender woman reportedly killed this year. Her murder comes just within nine days of Lamia Beard who was killed on January 17 in Norfolk, Virginia.
Lamia Beard, a 30-year-old Black trans woman, was recently murdered in Norfolk, Virginia. Rest in power, Lamia. #AllBlackLivesMatter
All Black lives matter. Deshawnda Sanchez, 21, a transgender woman was shot several times and killed on the front porch of a South Los Angeles home as she pounded on the door for help from her killer.
Margie Mitchell, 21, was repeatedly struck by a vehicle outside a Birmingham, Alabama nightclub. Family and friends are calling for justice and raising funds for Mitchell's medical bills.
A 20-year-old Black transgender woman, Angel Elisha Walker, is missing in North Carolina. Help us signal boost this report.
On August 15, WNBA Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner shared a photo on Instagram of herself bending on one knee, with a ring proposing to her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson.
President Obama signed an executive order Monday banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity by federal contractors.