Man Said He Was Attacked While Shopping For Being Trans

Zahair Martinez said he was kicked in the face repeatedly, had hot coffee thrown in his eyes, called derogatory names and was threatened, inside the 7-11 on Wood Street in downtown Pittsburgh, because he is transgender.

"I was just going in there to get money from the ATM and I left out bruised up, blood everywhere, blood on my pea coat, blood on my shoes," said Martinez.

Martinez said he was being attacked by seven people at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday Dec. 2, and that bystanders recorded the attack.

Pastor Charged With Killing Transwoman To Keep Her Silent About Their Relationship

A Michigan pastor who allegedly killed a transgender woman was charged with murder on Monday.

Kelly Stough was found in a Detroit street on Friday and the Wayne County prosecutor’s office confirmed Albert Weathers had been arrested in relation to the crime.

FOX 2 Detroit reported that the 46-year-old was charged with first-degree murder and was being held on $1 million bond.

Speaking to the broadcaster, Jessica Williams Stough, the victim’s mother, vowed to fight on.

DL Hughley Under Fire After Calling Transwoman a "P*ssy"

Kevin Hart resigning from hosting the Oscars because he refused to apologize for extremely homophobic language (despite incorrect reporting Hart never previously apologized, he only “addressed” the issue) has caused an ongoing media firestorm. Celebrities have come forward defending him and now it has caused more controversy.

Trans Boxer Patricio Manuel Makes History By Winning Debut Boxing Match

Trans boxer Patricio Manuel made history last night with a unanimous decision victory on his professional boxing debut - but was booed by some members of the crowd.

Manuel, 34, who started transitioning in 2013, received jeers after beating super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar.

Manuel is the first transgender male to fight professionally in the United States.

He started fighting as a female and boxed in the 2012 Olympic trials for the US but a shoulder injury cut short dreams of making it over to the London Games.

Transman Makes Bodybuilding History At Musclemania

Indian Transman Aryan Pasha created history when he grabbed the 2nd position in bodybuilding competition Musclemania India, that was held in Delhi on 1st December. Aryan, who has been preparing for the competition for last one year, competed in the Men’s Physique (Short) category. Musclemania is the world’s premier natural bodybuilding organization with physique, fitness, sports model, and natural bodybuilding competitions.

Grandmother Sent To Men's Prison After Police Think She's Transgender

Fior Pichardo de Veloz, a grandmother arrested in Miami, suffered a serious indignity at the hands of the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department: jailers booked her as a man and she spent nearly 10 hours in a holding cell surrounded by leering inmates.

Her shame was compounded when a federal judge threw out her lawsuit, saying the jail staffers were protected from a trial for negligence.

Baltimore Police Search For Trans Woman's Killer

Baltimore Police have offered a reward for anyone who may have information on the death of a trans woman known as Tydie.

Tydie was shot while on the 1900 block of West Lanvale Street in West Baltimore on November 26 around 4.15 am local time. She died of her injuries two days later.

The circumstances of the shooting are unclear, but Balitmore police is investigating it as a homicide.

Video Shows Trans Student Being Harrassed By School Staff In Bathroom Stall

A transgender student at a Minnesota high school was harassed and exposed while using the bathroom, according a video posted on Twitter.

The minute-long video documents a young woman breaking into the stall the student is using, and leaving the door open as she stands with her back to the stall. At least two other men accompany her, one of whom appears to be hiding from the camera. In a later video, the student implies the three are school staff or hall monitors.

New Documentary Follows Trans Men As They Prep For A Body Building Competition

From surgeries and T parties to the struggles and joys of transitioning, follow four men as they prepare for Trans FitCon, the only bodybuilding competition exclusively for trans men. Glimpse the intimate relationships between these men and their partners, family, and children as they train throughout the year. This powerful documentary culminates in a triumphant gesture of acceptance and an understanding of the shared struggles among them as they take the stage and embody their true selves.

Directed by T Cooper

Autopsy Shows Transwoman Was Beaten Before Dying While In ICE Custody

A transgender woman who died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held in a privately operated detention center was likely physically abused there, according an autopsy report released Monday, and died after several days of severe, untreated dehydration.