Black Trans Woman Goddess Diamond Is The 14th Trans Person Murdered in the U.S. This Year | Autostraddle
20-year-old Black trans woman Goddess Diamond has been found murdered in New Orleans, making her the 14th known trans person killed in the United States this year.
A crazed gunman walked into the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 11, 2016 and started shooting. He killed 49 people, including the woman I loved. She was only 32.
At 2a.m. Sunday morning, 29-year-old Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Florida opened fire inside an Orlando gay nightclub called Pulse, killing 50 people and seriously injuring 53 more. Several of the victims include queer women.
Rest in Power. Kimberly "KJ" Morris found a home at the Pulse nightclub, where she was a bouncer. Morris was fatally shot while working at the Orlando nightclub early Sunday. She is the eighth identified victim.
A screening of "The Same Difference" will take place during Atlanta Black Pride on September 4, followed a WNBA game. Over 18,000 women are expected to fill Phillips Arena stadium, where "We Are All Women" will host a rally to raise awareness among attendees. Proceeds from the event will go towards more authentically telling the stories of Black lesbian and bisexual women in the media.
Managing transphobia in the workplace is difficult for everyone. Here, eight FAQs about how to fight for your rights.
The United State of Women, a White House summit on gender equality, recently released a star-studded video featuring trans actress Laverne Cox, who appears alongside First Lady Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington, Oprah, Jessica Williams and other badass women.