CeCe McDonald

Ky Peterson, a black trans man from Georgia, has been imprisoned three years for the 'involuntary manslaughter' of his attacker, which he says was in self-defense.

April 08 2015 11:15 AM

The Fighters: With a conviction that changed her life, CeCe McDonald found herself amid the struggles transgender women face in America's already unbalanced judicial system.

4:00 AM

A new report from the Center for American Progress lays out recommendations for changing the existing discriminatory patterns of incarceration that target LGBT and HIV-positive Americans.

May 11 2014 7:17 AM

As the documentary around CeCe McDonald's life will show, prison isn't safe for anyone, especially transgender women.

March 03 2014 7:00 AM

After serving 19 months in a men's prison, CeCe McDonald sat down with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss prison culture and the experience of being a trans inmate.

January 21 2014 12:36 PM

Transgender folk hero CeCe McDonald walks free after being paroled two thirds of the way through her sentence for manslaughter.

January 14 2014 12:21 PM

McDonald will be released from prison January 13. Meanwhile, Orange Is the New Black star and fellow African-American trans woman Laverne Cox is producing a documentary about McDonald's life.

January 03 2014 10:28 AM

Ebony.com's Dr. Marc Lamont Hill wins a glaad award for asking, "Why Aren't We Fighting For CeCe McDonald?"

May 14 2013 12:01 PM

CeCe McDonald, the transgender woman sentenced to 41 months in jail after pleading guilty to second-degree manslaughter in a violent attack against her, is being held in a male facility in Minnesota, including time in solitary confinement.

June 11 2012 12:14 PM

Society too often accepts that young, black, transgender women are victims of violence.

May 03 2012 2:01 PM