Activist: ‘I’m Ready To Be More Of Who I Am’ About Her Transition

For many in the transgender community, use of their birth name to refer to them after they have transitioned is a no-no, a sign of disrespect. But Merrique Jenson, a transgender woman working in the LGBTQ community, knows she is in a unique situation. She started her transition in October, but she is best known, … More Activist: ‘I’m Ready To Be More Of Who I Am’ About Her Transition

Portland Police Open Investigation In Death Of Black Transgender Woman

The family of Otis “TeTe” Michael Gulley Jr. began to receive frantic messages on social media May 27, asking “how are you related to TeTe?” and “call me ASAP.” When Richard Bryant, Gulley’s brother, called one of the numbers back, the voice on the other end of the phone told him Gulley was dead. According to the … More Portland Police Open Investigation In Death Of Black Transgender Woman

Organizers of 2nd St. Louis Women’s March try to address diversity concerns

The first National Women’s March was held in Washington, D.C., one year ago. That’s when thousands of pink pussyhat-clad people filled streets in the nation’s capital and cities across the country to rally for the rights of women. But some observers strongly believed that women of color, trans women and women of different abilities, and the issues … More Organizers of 2nd St. Louis Women’s March try to address diversity concerns