On July 4, black transwoman Deeniquia Dodds was the victim of a gunshot wound to the neck in Northeast, Washington, D.C., and was on life support for nine days before passing away.
For years, transgender troops have defended the country with dedication and dignity — but the military has not always shown them the same care.
Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors shares how she and her partner Janaya, a black trans immigrant, are building a new narrative about marriage -- one that is steeped in the intersections of black love.
Managing transphobia in the workplace is difficult for everyone. Here, eight FAQs about how to fight for your rights.
In response to continued attacks on trans people across the nation, the Trans United Fund (TUF), a recently formed political advocacy organization, has released a moving and historic ad lifting the voices of parents of trans children.
Philadelphia police officers have confirmed that the body of a 25-year-old black transgender woman found on February 20 belonged to May Young. The day before Young was killed, another black transgender woman named Veronica Banks Cano was found dead in a San Antonio, Texas motel.
Trans activist CeCe McDonald reflects: “If we are unwilling to fully see ourselves, the world, and the change that is necessary for all of us to live in one accord, we will not deconstruct and decolonize our minds around religion.”
Read part one of our two-part recap of the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change. Get inspired by how trans and bi women of color and queer youth of color owned their power and the space.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, all week ELIXHER will be celebrating our love — our love of self and our love of other women of color who are trans, queer, and cis. We joined forces with dynamic trans community leaders of color and grassroots groups to profile how beautiful and powerful love looks for 10 trans women of color.
As we mourn the loss of our trans sisters, Ms. Edwards, Ty Underwood, and Lamia Beard, we celebrate this monumental win.