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Help Cece MacDonald!

From Support Cece at wordpress.com (TRIGGER WARNINGS FOR TRANSPHOBIC, RACIST VIOLENCE): Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald is a young African American transgender woman charged with “second degree murder” after an incident that began when she was violently attacked because of her gender and race. CeCe is a creative and energetic person who, before her life was so … Continue reading

Hunting Trans Prostitutes Isn’t “Heinous Enough” For D.A.

A San Francisco District Attorney has decided that not only is hunting down transgender women to assault, rape and murder isn’t a hate crime, it’s also not “heinous enough” to warrant the death penalty. This isn’t the first time Donzell Francis is in trouble with the law in regards to transgender women: Donzell Francis, 42, … Continue reading

NCTE: Medicare Benefits for Transgender Patients

The National Center for Transgender Equality recently posted a new resource compiling information on Medicare coverage for transgender medical and transition needs. The new resource explains that, while Medicare does not cover sex reassignment surgery, it does cover medically necessary hormone therapy and routine preventive care, regardless of the gender marker in one’s records. It also details how to navigate … Continue reading

University of Texas To Phase In Gender Neutral Restrooms

After recently reporting that University of South Florida will be incorporating gender neutral housing options for its students, it’s good to see another major university providing gender neutral accommodations as well: Linda Millstone, the associate vice president for the Office of Institutional Equity and Workforce Diversity, is leading the effort to ensure each campus building … Continue reading

Coming Soon: Gun Hill Road

After three years in prison, Enrique (Esai Morales) returns home to the Bronx to find the world he knew has changed. His wife, Angela (Judy Reyes), struggles to hide an emotional affair, and his teenage son, Michael (Harmony Santana), explores a sexual transformation well beyond Enrique’s grasp and understanding. An upcoming film about a father … Continue reading

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