After dying at Rikers Island during Pride Month, this transgender woman of color’s death became a clarion call, demanding justice and visibility for our sisters like never seen before.
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How We Can End the Violence Against Trans Women of Color
This Transgender Day of Remembrance, let’s go beyond empty platitudes and prayers. With the expertise of leading organizers and advocates, here’s a 13-step plan to end the epidemic.
The Trans Obituaries Project: Honoring the Trans Women of Color Lost in 2019
This year, we’ve lost far too many souls to violence.
Introducing the Out100 Trans Obituaries Project
A special portion of this year’s Out100 details the remarkable story of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, 20+ lives lost in 2019, and how we can end the epidemic of violence.
Zoe Spears Is the Fourth Black Trans Woman Found Dead This Pride Month
Her friend, Ashanti Carmon, was murdered nearly three months ago in the same area.
Behind the ‘First Trans Murder’ of 2019
When transgender women are murdered, their deaths are often sensationalized. Raquel Willis explains what happens beyond the headlines.
Where’s All This Energy For The Attacks On Black Transgender Women?
When straight, cisgender black men are attacked, there’s an uproar. But where’s that same energy for black transgender women?
#UsToo: We Must Expand the Conversation on Sexual Violence
There’s a continued obsession with cisgender white women’s purity that places their safety as the crux of these conversations.