GARDEN CITY, Mich — A Detroit-area woman at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case about transgender rights is in hospice care while awaiting a decision.
Aimee Stephens has kidney disease and was in a wheelchair when the court heard arguments in October, The Detroit News reported Monday.
Indonesian YouTuber Ferdian Paleka and two of his cohorts now face up to 12 years in prison for a video prank in which they gave boxes filled with “noodles” to a group of transgender women in the city of Bandung. The boxes were actually filled with rotten vegetables and bits of stone and concrete.
A transgender Instagram influencer outed gay men in Morocco, making them targets for discrimination, family alienation, and violence. One of the men she outed just died by suicide.
But she’s unapologetic. “I feel bad for those f****ts but I don’t care,” she said.
The issues of political strategy raised by the transgender rights movement have split liberals into two camps, one urging caution against moving too far in front of public opinion, the other calling for all out support of transgender men and women.
The Compton’s Transgender Cultural District will from now on be known simply as The Transgender District to avoid unintentionally honoring the transphobic cafeteria owner whose name was lent to the first documented trans uprising in American history.
he last day of March is the International Transgender Day of Visibility, celebrated each year to honor transgender people around the world and the courage it takes to live authentically and openly. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness about the severe, ongoing discrimination and violence that transgender people often face every day.
Aimee Stephens was fired for being trans and brought her case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. On Transgender Day of Visibility, she shares the importance of following visibility with action.
Lorena Borjas — a human trafficking survivor and lifelong defender of immigrants, sex workers, and trans folks — died this morning from complications due to COVID-19, according to tweets by Bianey Garcia, Borjas’s chosen daughter. She was 60 years old.
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