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21-year-old Scottish trans activist found dead

Monday, August 3, 2015
Scottish trans advocate Danielle Robins
Pink News reports that an outspoken trans activist was found dead in her apartment last Sunday, shortly after friends became worried about her. Danielle Robins was president of Abertay University’s LGBT Society, and had recently spoken of her plans to ...

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Greg Louganis contemplates his, fellow Olympian Jenner’s journeys

Friday, July 31, 2015
Greg Louganis speaks onstage during the "Back on Board: Greg Louganis" panel at the HBO 2015 Summer TCA Tour.
"We all have our journeys," Louganis, 55, told reporters. "Whether you're gay, straight, bisexual, transgender." ...

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Mike Huckabee: Allowing transgender people into the military will turn it into a “social club”

Thursday, July 30, 2015
"Men are men. Women are women. There's a difference." ...

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Pentagon will start dismantling military’s transgender ban on Monday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Defense Secretary Ash Carter
The goal is to have transgender troops added to the ranks within the next six months. ...

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Bill O’Reillly: “From the waist down, [Caitlyn Jenner] is a he”

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Bill O'Reilly
This was after calling pundit and advocate Danielle Moodie-Mills a "loon." ...

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World record power lifter is now “transgender/genderfluid” Janae Marie Krok

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
"Being a total alpha male and transgender definitely makes me unique even in the transgender community," she said in a recent statement. ...

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Rio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
"In Brazil, even regular prisoners are an invisible to society at large. Transgender prisoners are doubly invisible . and vulnerable," said Claudio Nascimento, who heads the Rio Without Homophobia advocacy group.
Brazil's penitentiaries are notorious for rampant overcrowding and violence endured by all inmates. But advocates say few prisoners are as vulnerable as transgender people. ...

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Conference unites black activists; focuses on transgender lives

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Elle Hearns, a transgender woman who helped organize the conference, said transgender women live on the margins and are too often victims of violence.
The movement is paying special attention to youth, women and people who identify themselves as lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender. ...

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Eminem’s freestyle rap about Caitlyn Jenner is predictably offensive

Friday, July 24, 2015
As was his halfhearted apology: "No pun intended -- that took a lot of balls." ...

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Slain transgender woman remembered as loving, confident

Thursday, July 23, 2015
India Clarke
Mourners for 25-year-old India Clarke gathered Wednesday at University Area Community Park. ...

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