Transwoman Says Bank Froze Her Account Because She "Sounds Like A Man"

A transgender woman's bank account was frozen after a phone banking system identified her voice as a man's.

Distraught Sophia Reis, 47, from Carlton, said she was left "humiliated and embarrassed" and is now fighting with the bank to ensure that other transgender people aren't treated the same.

Miss Reis, who moved to Nottingham 18 years ago, said she informed Santander last November that she would no longer be named Sergio on the account.

We Have To Stop Shaming Men Who Date Trans Women

With the recent outing of Young Buck,Tyga and Bobby Valentino there is still a stigma about men who date trans women.  These stigmas have repercussions that extend well beyond shock gossip and site views and often lead to violence against trans women and the men who love them.

Transwoman Leaks S*x Tape Of Her and Rapper Young Buck

Rapper Young Buck is in the news, after someone released a "diss track" against him that included an alleged s*x tape. The tape purports to show the Nashville rapper in bed together with a transgender woman.

The video was leaked over the weekend and quickly went viral. In the video, a man is seen having relations with a trans woman but the man's face is not visible by the camera. 

Shortly after the s*x tape was leaked, a music video was put out. The video showed ALLEGED receipts - including text messages purportedly sent by Young Buck

Transwoman Says Man She Met On PlentyofFish Stabbed Her After Meeting

A Transwoman says she was stabbed by a man she met on Plenty Of Fish.  IsTenia Williams said she and the man began chatting on Plenty Of Fish and decided to meet.  She says she explained that she was a transwoman before they met up.  Things changed when he arrived.  Read her account below:

Transgenders Sue New York Fried Chicken Spot For Refusing To Serve Them

A fried chicken shop in New York is being sued by a group of transgender people who were refused service in the restaurant.

Five transgender and gender non-conforming women attempted to order food at Texas Chicken and Burgers in Harlem in May, but were told what they wanted was unavailable by an employee.

After the group stepped aside, the same staff member immediately served a white cis-gendered male the same order.

One member of the group captured video footage of the incident on their mobile phone.

Woman Who Shot and Killed Transwoman Gets Only 100 Days In Jail For Not Having Gun Permit

A 33-year-old woman who killed her friend in a downtown Portland shooting in May had a murder charge against her dismissed and was sentenced to 100 days in jail Thursday after admitting to not having a concealed handgun license at the time.

Man Finds The Strength To Come Out As Gay After Twin Comes Out As Trans

Identical twin brothers are now brother and sister, after Jada transitioned into a woman - it was also through watching his sister transition that gave twin brother Miguel the confidence to come out as gay

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.