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What Can Be Done to Stop Violence Against Trans Women?

Michelle Vash Payne, a trans woman in Los Angeles, was murdered by her boyfriend over the weekend. We asked an expert to contextualize her death within the trend of violence and misogyny toward trans women.<p>Michelle Vash Payne, a trans woman who was sometimes called Yazmin, and her boyfriend Ezekiel …

Transgender Murders 50 Percent Higher Than Gays, Lesbians In July

Transgender murders in North and South America in July occurred at a rate almost 50 percent higher than that of gays and lesbians according to a new study.<p>These findings were based on statistics released by the Organization of American States and included incidents from Canada, the United States, …

Transgender People Are More Visible Than Ever, But It's Still Legal To Discriminate Against Them In Most States

Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover was met with an outpouring of love and acceptance. Jenner gained a million Twitter followers in just over four hours, outpacing even President Barack Obama, and thousands tweeted #CallMeCaitlyn to show their support.<p>But not every trans woman gets a hashtag.<p>Though …

Transgender waitress's post about family eating in her restaurant goes viral

Liv Hnilicka, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, posted on Facebook about her interaction with a family while she was waitressing, calling the way the …

Vatican 'angered by transgender White House guest list'

Officials travelling with the Pope are said to be against invitations issued to transgender rights activists and a gay former bishop<p>A row has erupted after the White House invited transgender rights activists and a gay former bishop to a welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis.<p>Vatican officials were …

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Trans Woman Live-Tweets Her TSA Nightmare

At 4:08 p.m. on Monday, a transgender writer and producer named Shadi Petosky started tweeting about an air-travel nightmare. But Petosky wasn't …

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