“It is revolutionary for any trans person to choose to be seen and visible in a world that tells us we should not exist.” Orange Is the New Black’s breakout star is ready for her close-up.
The failure to effectively and respectfully cover stories about transgender people has consequences. “A state of emergency.”
CeCe McDonald, a Minnesota transgender woman who was sentenced to 41 months in prison for stabbing a man during a transphobic attack, has been released over a year early. Updated: Watch video of CeCe’s release.
In June of 2012, a 23-year-old trans woman was sentenced to 41 months in a men’s prison after stabbing the man who attacked her during a hate crime. Here’s a step-by-step look at the case that both outraged and galvanized the transgender community.