Transwoman Sasha Garden, Killed In Orlando

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a transgender woman killed overnight on Holden Avenue in Orange County.

“She was a very outgoing person, very outspoken,” said Mulan Montrese Williams, who knew the victim. 
"Somewhat of a firecracker.”

Williams met Sasha Garden two years ago through mutual friends.

They got to know each other better while at Williams’ trans empowerment group meetings.

Around 7 a.m. Thursday, Williams got an unexpected knock at the door.

Deputies were trying to identify a person killed just down the street.

Laverne Cox Celebrates One Year Anniversary With Her Boyfriend

Actor Laverne Cox has just celebrated her one year anniversary with her mystery boyfriend Kyle Draper.

The Orange Is the New Black star has been dating Draper for a year, but little is known about her other half.

Writing on Instagram on Tuesday, Cox said: “Happy 1 year anniversary babe. I love you so much”

Draper is CEO of record label Mateo Sound, and a founder of real estate firm Serene Team.\

Cox posts about Draper every so often on Instagram, including a photo of the couple on a date night in June.

Janet Mock Makes History As First Transwoman Of Color To Direct A TV Show

Activist and writer Janet Mock made history on Sunday, when the episode of Pose she wrote and directed aired on FX to virtually unanimous acclaim.

MRI's Show Transgender Person's Brain Closely Matches The Gender They Identify With and Not Their Biological Gender

People questioning their gender identity could be offered brain scans to determine whether they are transgender, according to a study.

Research has revealed for the first time evidence that the brain activity of people who feel they inhabit the wrong body closely resembles that of the -gender they want to embrace.

Analysis of around 160 participants showed that biological males with gender dysphoria — the experience of discomfort or distress due to their biological sex — had a brain structure and neurological patterns similar to biological females, and vice versa.

Man Arrested For Murder of Dallas Transwoman

An arrest has been made in the murder of 26-year-old Carla Patricia Flores-Pavon, a transgender Dallas woman who died after being found unconscious in her apartment last week.

Investigators said Thursday 24-year-old Jimmy Eugene Johnson III was taken into custody in Walker County during a traffic stop; Dallas police said they'd developed him as a suspect and placed a notice on his vehicle.

Dallas homicide detectives traveled to Walker County to interview Johnson, who police said waived his Miranda rights and agreed to speak with police.

Mya and Kennedy Power: Don't allow being transgender to scare you from creating a family'

Via gaystarnews: Trans parents Mya and Kennedy Power are hoping to inspire transgender people to not be afraid of starting a family.

Mya, who identifies as a trans woman, and Kennedy, who identifies as a trans man, say being proud of who you are is the first step.

Mya came out as trans at the age of 15 and continued her transition until she was about 20.

Then she stopped for two reasons.

Colorado Trans woman Sues After Being Raped In Men's Prison

A transgender inmate who was raped at a men’s prison in Colorado is suing over her ordeal.

Lindsay Saunders-Velez, 20, has filed a lawsuit against Colorado’s corrections agency, reports TIME, alleging that she was raped shortly after a federal judge denied her request to block the prison from keeping her in a disciplinary unit, according to court records and the woman’s attorney, Paula Greisen. 

She entered the prison system in May 2017 after she was sentenced to three years for violating the terms of a plea agreement on a felony menacing charge.

Madison Returns to Queen's Court With Special Guest Judge Comedian Darren Fleet

Madison Hinton's hit web series Queen's Court returned with a new episode tonight, featuring comedian Darren Fleet.  While the show has been experiencing some techinical difficulties, many are saying its been the funniest episode since the departure of Khia.  Take a look below and tell us what you think.  

Connecticut Trans Woman Shot In The Face In Broad Day Light

A transgender woman has resorted to using a pen and paper to communicate after she was shot in the face in her own home on Wednesday afternoon.

The woman, who resides in Bridgeport, Connecticut, was shot several times in the arm and once in the jaw by a male perpetrator, who is said to have carried out the attack in broad daylight. 

A witness saw the victim “stumble out of the house and stagger across the street trailing blood,” reported News12CT.

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute To Amiyah Scott In Touching Instagram Post

Queens uplifting queens!  Megastar Laverne Cox took to Instagram earlier today (April 27) to gush over another megawatt star Amiyah Scott and what she's done for the trans community.  She writes:

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