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San Jose Trans Woman Describes Shooting Ex

San Jose Trans Woman Describes Shooting Ex

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 23
The transgender San Jose woman who's in jail for allegedly shooting her ex-partner in a Costco parking lot said that she did it after years of fear and frustration, and that she hadn't been trying to kill him.

Trans Woman Jailed in San Jose Shooting

Trans Woman Jailed in San Jose Shooting

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 16
A transgender woman is in jail after allegedly shooting her ex-husband outside the South Bay Costco where he worked.

SAGE Tells Trump to Count the T in Seniors Survey

SAGE Tells Trump to Count the T in Seniors Survey

By Michael d'Oliveira | Jul 8
The Trump administration has restored sexual orientation to the National Survey of Older Americans Act. But gender identity is still missing and SAGE is demanding transgender individuals be put back in.

N.C.'s First Transgender Candidate Runs for U.S. Congress

N.C.'s First Transgender Candidate Runs for U.S. Congress

By Maria Dominguez | Jun 3
A North Carolina transgender woman and disabled veteran has announced her candidacy for the District 2 congressional election against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. George Holding.

International Day Against Homophobia & Trans/Bi Phobia :: May 17, 2017

International Day Against Homophobia & Trans/Bi Phobia :: May 17, 2017

May 18
People came out in San Francisco for International day against homophobia & trans/bi phobia, with guest speakers who rallied against the Trump administration, justice for extreme prosecution, and the release of whistleblower Chelsea Manning.

Wilton Manors, Florida, Votes to Fly Transgender Flag on Limited Basis

Wilton Manors, Florida, Votes to Fly Transgender Flag on Limited Basis

By Michael d'Oliveira | Apr 1
Wilton Manors will "acknowledge the T," as Vice Mayor Justin Flippen has become fond of saying, by flying the transgender flag.

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

By Don Thompson | Mar 29
Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.

Wilton Manors to Consider Flying Transgender Flag

By Michael d'Oliveira | Mar 5
In response to the Trump administration's recent actions regarding the transgender community, activist and transgender ally Michael Rajner asked commissioners to fly the Transgender Flag as a show of support.

Trans Lifeline Co-Founder Released from ICE Detention

By Sari Staver | Jan 7
Immigration officials have released the co-founder of the nonprofit Trans Lifeline from custody after a harrowing six-day stay in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Arizona.

SF Advocates Propose Trans Historic District

By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 27
A group of LGBT advocates in San Francisco wants to create the country's first transgender historic district in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.

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