Stunning Photo Series Shows Transgender Kids As They See Themselves:
“As the year draws to a close, It’s a time to look back on things that happened over the past twelve months. Over the next few days, we’ll be revisiting some of our favorite stories from throughout the year, and seeing again what they mean for 2015 in review.
This story was originally published on May 23, 2015.”
2015 U.S. Trans Survey:
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Another life tragically cut short.
Shade Schuler is the 13th Transgender Woman Killed in 2015 | Human Rights Campaign:
“Transgender women of color are facing an epidemic of violence. Just days after we learned of the killing of Amber Monroe in Detroit, another transgender woman of color was shot yesterday in the same city. And today, we mourn the death of Shade Schuler, a 22-year-old from Dallas, whose badly decomposed body was found in a field on July 29 and only identified this week.”
Andreja Pejic Is The First Transgender Model to Be Profiled in ‘VOGUE’ – Style News – StyleWatch – People.com:
“It’s been a pretty monumental year for model Andreja Pejic. Following the announcement of her transition in 2014, Pejic has been filming a documentary, she made her women’s show debut following her surgery, and now she’s the first-ever transgender model to be profiled in Vogue.”
This Year’s Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival Will Be the Last | Advocate.com:
“The 40th Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, to be held this August, will be the last, its founder announced today.”
10 Trans Names You Should Know in 2015 | Sidney Chase:
“With headlines left and right that churn my stomach, it’s rare to find good seeds in the madness of the world. Especially when you are born transgender. To me that word hardly describes who I am, or what I want to be. It is limiting in the sense that we are humans, capable of reaching the stars and back, not just the labels we wear. I think that resonates for many of us, and it’s why I felt compelled to create this list in the first place. The people on this list are in no particular order, and this is in no way a competition or a comparison.”
(Via. Huffington Post)