Trans Student Blocked From Both Locker Rooms During Safety Drill

An alarming day for a young, transgender girl after she was barred from using both the boys' and girls' locker room.

During a lock down safety drill at her middle school in Stafford County, last week the LGBTQ rights group Equality Stafford says she was forced to sit alone on the bleachers and then in the hall while everyone else in her physical education class at a Stafford County middle school took shelter in locker rooms.

The teachers were apparently debating which locker room would be appropriate for her.

Transwoman Stabbed To Death In Chicago After Arguement

A transgender woman who was found dead with stab wounds late Wednesday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood is believed to have been killed by a person she was arguing with, according to a statement from Chicago police.

At 9:28 p.m., the 31-year-old was with a male inside an abandoned building in the 4500 block of West Adams, police said. As a disagreement between them flared up, he proceeded to stab her and then leave her body in the backyard of the building.

Trans Teen Allowed To Run For Homecoming Queen After Launching Online Petition

A transgender high school student who said she “worked so hard to be comfortable” with herself and planned to challenge herself by running for homecoming queen was initially told by her principal that she wasn’t allowed. However, after a successful petition, Marquis Monroe has the same chance as every other girl in school to claim the homecoming crown.

MJ Rodriguez Of Pose Shows Off In Her SavageFenty Lingerie Gift From Rihanna

One of our favorite new actresses was showing off her gifts, literally and figuratively as she posted some SavageFenty peices that Rihanna sent to her.  We gotta say she looks great!  

In her posts MJ writes:

Thank you @savagexfenty @badgalriri for gifting me these LOVLEY #savagexfenty pieces of #lingerie! I’ve never felt so comfortable with me body like I feel in these the fabric is great, the designs are#sexy its #PERFECT! 

We're happy to see Riri showing our girl some love and can't wait for new music and the second season of Pose!

North Carolina Judge Says Trans Persons Can Use Bathroom That Aligns With Their Gender Identity

A lawsuit challenging the replacement for North Carolina's "bathroom bill" is moving forward, with a judge finding evidence that transgender plaintiffs are being harmed by a prohibition on new local antidiscrimination laws.

Federal Judge Thomas Schroeder, however, rejected another key argument: that uncertainty created by the current law effectively discriminates against transgender people.

Man Who Stabbed Transwoman To Death Says He Was Drugged and Raped

The man who allegedly murdered transgender woman Naomi Hersi has claimed he was drugged and raped before her death.

Jesse McDonald, 25, denies murder over the death of 36-year-old Naomi Hersi, who the Old Bailey heard this week was drugged and stabbed to death in Hounslow, west London, in March.

The 25-year-old told police that the day before Hersi’s death, he heard someone talk about an anti-sickness medication which has been used as a date rape drug, before he was “bent over and bum raped” repeatedly.

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison After Killing Gay Man That Slept With His Trans Girlfriend

A man who shot and chopped up the gay roommate of his girlfriend out of jealousy has now been given life sentence.

Ciro Guarente murdered gay activist Vincenzo Ruggiero in Aversa, southern Italy, in July 2017.

After shooting him dead, the killer also tried to conceal Ruggiero’s corpse by chopping it up, dissolving it in acid and hiding it in a nearby garage.

Guarente was jealous of the victim, a friend of his trans girlfriend Heven Grimaldi. Grimaldi and Ruggiero, in fact, were living together at the time of the assassination.

Transwoman Among Victims of Serial Killer Border Patrol Agent

The third of four victims allegedly killed by Border Patrol agent Juan David Ortiz, who authorities are calling a serial killer, has been identified as 28-year-old transgender woman Janelle Ortiz. Though they share the same last name, she was not related to her killer.

Janelle was one of two victims authorities believe were killed just hours after a fifth victim, Erika Pena, escaped and gave a description to police, and before Ortiz was apprehended.

Cardi B Denies Posting Transphobic Meme To Facebook

Cardi B has found herself in hot water once again for a transphobic meme that was posted to her official Facebook page on Sunday (Sept. 16). While the image has since been deleted, the Invasion of Privacy rapper now claims she didn't make the post and a former team member has been running her page.
"It's come to my attention that there have been offensive posts made on what used to be my Facebook page," the "Be Careful" rapper tweeted. "For the past year and a half a FORMER team member has been the only one with access to the account."

Transwoman Londonn More Is The 20th Trans Person Killed This Year In The US

A transgender woman of color has been found shot dead in Charlotte County, Florida.

Londonn Moore is believed to be the 20th trans person to be killed so far this year in the US.

Moore, 20, was shot multiple times near Sawyer Circle in North Port early on Saturday morning (September 8).

Local media have reported on Moore’s death, with some outlets referring to the woman by the name she was given at birth (commonly known as ‘deadnaming’).