Disney heir comes out as transgender, condemns anti-LGBTQ bills

Disney family member Charlee Corra came out as transgender publicly and condemned anti-LGBTQ bills in a recent interview. Corra, who uses the pronouns “he” and “them,” announced her family would match up to $250,000 in donations to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group, during the organization’s annual gala in Los Angeles. … Read more

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022: Activist Grace Detrevarah

This article has been updated to include Daniel Aston, 28, who was one of five victims killed in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs on November 19. November 20 marks the 23rd Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day honoring transgender and gender non-conforming people who have been killed in acts of … Read more

33 transgender and gender non-conforming victims have been killed in 2022 so far. Why you should remember and honor trans people every day

This article has been updated to include Daniel Aston, 28, who was one of five victims killed in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs on November 19. November 20 marks the 23rd Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day honoring transgender and gender non-conforming people who have been killed in acts of … Read more

Transgender ideologues should not set national medical standards

Imagine the Environmental Protection Agency decides that instead of setting air pollution standards, it will outsource monitoring to an industry group called the “Emission Standards Coalition,” which, despite its innocuous name, is funded and staffed in entirely by coal companies. Or, closer to home, imagine the aldermen in your sleepy suburb decide that, from now … Read more

33 transgender and gender non-conforming victims have been killed in 2022 so far. Why you should remember and honor trans people every day

This article has been updated to include Daniel Aston, 28, who was one of five victims killed in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs on November 19. November 20 marks the 23rd Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day honoring transgender and gender non-conforming people who have been killed in acts of … Read more

Controversy over Pakistani film Joyland: A land with no joy

joyland is an ironic title for a movie that is actually about a land without any joy. This year, Pakistan received record rains that flooded a third of the country, leaving millions homeless, with diseases like dengue fever and crops rotting in the fields. You would think that the number one issue on the minds … Read more

32 transgender and gender non-conforming victims have been killed in 2022 so far. Why you should remember and honor trans people every day

November 20 marks the 23rd Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day honoring transgender and gender non-conforming people who have been killed in acts of violence. The occasion began in 1999 to commemorate the murder of transgender woman Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts. Although 23 years have passed since the first recognition, violence against transgender people … Read more

Transgender Day of Remembrance and the struggles of local trans people

Transgender Remembrance Day, observed on November 20, is a day to commemorate transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people who have been killed as a result of transphobia. In 2021, 50 deaths were associated with transphobic acts of violence across the country. And this year 32 deaths have been reported. According to data from the williams … Read more

What is Transgender Awareness Week?

New research by the National LGBTQ Task Force shows that black transgender people experience the highest levels of discrimination compared to other trans groups. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — People and organizations across the US are recognizing Transgender Awareness Week. It is about helping to increase the visibility of transgender people and addressing issues faced by members … Read more

Some Milford parents express concern over school district’s transgender student policies

A school board meeting in Milford was packed Monday night about its policies for transgender and gender-nonconforming students. Tensions were high Monday night, with a meeting lasting more than three hours, discussing who they think should use which bathroom and locker room. “The fact that our school has gone so long without listening to us … Read more

Germantown student challenges school district’s transgender policy

A Germantown High School student says changes to the school district’s policy on transgender students are “inherently dangerous” and is trying to reverse the changes. Skye Fetzer, a junior and co-administrator of the school-sanctioned Sex and Gender Equality club, has created a online petition at change.org. As of November 3, it had been signed by … Read more

Disney heir comes out as transgender and condemns anti-LGBTQ bills

Charlee Corra, a member of the Disney family, publicly came out as transgender and condemned anti-LGBTQ bills in a recent interview. Corra, who uses the pronouns “he” and “they,” announced her family would match up to $250,000 in donations to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group, during the organization’s annual gala … Read more

Fairfax County School Board is committed to supporting transgender students as the community speaks out

Transgender Pride Flag (via Alexander Grey/Unsplash) The Fairfax County School Board reaffirmed its support for transgender students last week as community members spoke out against state proposed policies that would limit your rights. in a meeting on Thursday (October 6), the members issued a statement reiterating Fairfax County Public Schools’ commitment to policies that “will … Read more

LGBTQ History Month: SF library digitizes its LGBTQ archives :: Bay Area Reporter

Shot on black-and-white film, two young children stand outside in a public square in San Francisco draped in protest signs. One says: “We are proud, not stigmatized.” The other declares, “We love our gay parents.” In the right background of the photograph, taken on June 3, 1977, Harvey Milk, the gay civil rights leader, can … Read more

Fairfax County School Board is committed to supporting transgender students as the community speaks out

Transgender Pride Flag (via Alexander Grey/Unsplash) The Fairfax County School Board reaffirmed its support for transgender students last week as community members spoke out against proposed state policies that would limit their rights. in a meeting on Thursday (October 6), the members issued a statement reiterating Fairfax County Public Schools’ commitment to policies that “will … Read more