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.
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.
This year, we’ve lost far too many souls to violence.
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.
Her friend, Ashanti Carmon, was murdered nearly three months ago in the same area.
When transgender women are murdered, their deaths are often sensationalized. Raquel Willis explains what happens beyond the headlines.
When straight, cisgender black men are attacked, there’s an uproar. But where’s that same energy for black transgender women?
There’s a continued obsession with cisgender white women’s purity that places their safety as the crux of these conversations.