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Reflections on The Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. A day each year when we pause to remember all those lost to violence. The sad truth is that this year there have been more lives lost than in any previous year that has … Continue reading

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Albuquerque, NM Participates In Nationwide Day of Action – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 #BlackTransLivesMatter #TransWomenOfColorAreStrong

“I am committed to trans liberation! When 5 black transgender women are murdered in one week, my life and the lives of ones I love are at stake!” – Riley Golightly TRANS LIBERATION NOW! Join us Tuesday August 25th @ … Continue reading

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Janet Mock: Revealing Caitlyn Jenner: My Thoughts on Media, Privilege, Healthcare Access & Glamour

In rounding up the comments by folks in response to Caitlyn Jenner’s coming out one more important voice needs to be heard, that voice is Janet Mock. The activist, writer and MSNBC host published a thoughtful blog post on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Speaking Up For Trans People of Color Who are Poor and Working Class

Laverne makes an important point that REALLY needs to be heard here’s why… Trans women of color often get caught up in the criminal justice system for a lot of different reasons: poverty, racism, substance use, and lack of employment … Continue reading

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Fifth Transgender Woman Of Color Is Killed In Less Than A Month #TransLivesMatter

In what has become a very sad, tragic and unconscionable trend a fifth transgender woman of color has been killed within the span of less than a month here in the United States. Dominic Holden, BuzzFeed News Reporter, has the … Continue reading

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