These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in the U.S. in 2015

These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in 2015

This year has already demonstrated why activists continue to decry an 'epidemic' of fatal violence directed at transgender women.

WATCH: Black Preacher Denounces Antigay Church Leaders in Fiery Sermon

Black Preacher Denounces Antigay Church Leaders

Pastor E. Dewey Smith says homophobic leaders are doing to LGBT people 'what the slave master did to us.'

WATCH: FCKH8 Asks ‘What’s Our Year’ for Full LGBT Equality?

FCKH8 Asks 'What's Our Year' for Full LGBT Equality?

FCKH8's newest video shows us that there is still a long fight before LGBT Americans have full and equal rights.

Freed From Iowa Jail, Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Speaks

Free at Last: Meagan Taylor Speaks

The black trans woman tells The Advocate about facing transphobia daily, her battle ahead, and the unusual part a county jail played in working toward justice.

Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Released from Iowa Jail
July 23 2015 1:03 PM ET

Meagan Taylor Has Been Freed

After spending two weeks in a segregated medical cell in Iowa, the Illinois trans woman was released from Polk County Jail today.

Tampa, Florida Sees Tenth Trans Woman Murdered in U.S. in 2015

Victim Number 10: Another Trans Woman Murdered

India Clarke was found beaten to death in a Tampa park. Who killed her remains a mystery.

Ashley Diamond, Black Trans Woman Suing for Safety, Allegedly Raped in Ga. Prison Again
July 22 2015 3:20 PM ET

Ashley Diamond Allegedly Assaulted in Prison Again

Ashley Diamond, 36, has called the repeated rapes she's allegedly endured in men's prisons 'torture.' Despite her other legal victories, she's still not safe.

Op-ed: When Homeless Trans Men Face Violence, There Are No Places to Turn

When Homeless Trans Men Facing Violence Have Nowhere to Turn

Boys Do Cry: Shelter, foster care, mental health, and legal systems keep letting men like me fall through the cracks.

Op-ed: The LGBT Movement Needs to Diversify or Die

Op-ed: The LGBT Movement Must Diversify or Die 

Journalist Ernest Owens says he and other LGBT people of color are tired of being invisible.

Black Trans Woman 'Profiled' as Sex Worker Gains Online Following, But May Remain Jailed

#FreeMeaganTaylor Movement Grows for Jailed Trans Woman

As the #FreeMeaganTaylor movement takes off, activists say the prison system has thrown up roadblocks in bailing the 22-year-old out of a segregated Iowa jail cell.

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