Police don’t have a lot of information, other than that there was an argument and then two men sped away in a car. They are offering a reward for more information.
Today, the Supreme Court announced it would be vacating the lower court’s ruling, meaning it decided not to hear Gavin Grimm’s case after all and to instead send it back to the lower court. The immediate effects of this decision are that almost everyone is left with questions.
I’m beyond honored and blessed to premiere the new live version of “I Am Her,” Diamond’s powerful anthem stripped down into an a capella performance.
Wounded Arrow was loved by many and will be sorely missed. Her murder is hitting the community hard. The Sioux Falls Two-Spirit group said “our hearts are broke as we will miss her very much. So again, prayers are needed. Pilamaye.”
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The Trans Relief Project is an organization working to help as many trans and gender nonconforming people as possible get updated U.S. identification – passports specifically – before the regulations surrounding those rules potentially change.
Gavin Grimm won his court case about being able to use the correct facilities at his school, but now the school board is taking the case to the Supreme Court, where a lot hangs in the balance.
A new study finds trans people are less likely to be white and more likely to be Latinx or Black compared to the U.S. population.
Texas tries to repackage its anti-trans bathroom bill, Trump hits a rough spot, Deborah Danner is lost to police violence, Seattle teachers rally for Black Lives Matter and more.
Jazz Alford is the 22nd trans person to be killed this year, the man who shot a teen lesbian couple in South Texas is charged with capital murder, Polish women shut down an abortion ban, and more news.
“I fell in love with somebody, and that person happens to be a female.”
If they are feeling hurt by people who don’t want to use their pronouns or just by a long day of having to gender in the world, listen to them and ask how you can help ease the stress.
SCOTUS has issued a stay on a Virginia circuit court’s ruling, temporarily upholding a school’s anti-trans bathroom policy until they can issue a fuller ruling.
More history made at the DNC, the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act, voter ID laws, new data on gay-straight alliances and more.
Two lawsuits that fight for trans students to access the bathrooms they need, WNBA players standing up for Black Lives Matter, Donald Trump’s RNC acceptance speech and more.
Mercedes Williamson’s killer gets life in prison and the trans community has mixed feelings about it; Diamond Reynolds talks to The View; WNBA and NBA stars speak out about police violence; a truck plowed through a crowded street in Nice, France killing 84 and injuring 202 and more news from the week.
“Keeping abreast of the passersby, the evidence of our intimacy was in the way we carried our hands. They were strategically placed so when they touched, it could be disguised as a perpetual accident. In honor of our silent dance, those near us were careful to walk around us instead of in-between.”
“Gender self-determination is vital and I can feel great about who I am when I am at home. But I live a life where I engage with other people and doing what feels good for me is a lot more challenging when I step outside the door. With pronouns specifically, it’s hard not to feel like you are dependent on others to ‘validate’ your gender, or rather, it’s hard not to feel like your gender is not valid when people use the wrong pronoun.”
Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau backs an important bill that would ban trans discrimination, immigration and LGBT activists are on a hunger strike to protest the detention of trans women, a UK court rejects an Indian lesbian couple’s request to stay in the country, LGBT activists in Lebanon stage a rare protest and more news.
Reecey Walker was killed in her own home in Wichita, Kansas. A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with her murder.