40 Under 40: Prison Turned CeCe McDonald Into an Activist
July 30 2014 3:00 AM ET

Going to a Prison Made CeCe McDonald Want to Fix Them

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

U.S. Criminal Justice System Discriminates Against LGBT People
May 11 2014 6:17 AM ET

REPORT: U.S. Criminal System Discriminates Against LGBT People

Sunnivie Brydum

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.

CeCe McDonald: Rebuilding Her Life After 19 Months in Prison
March 03 2014 7:00 AM ET

CeCe McDonald's Next Fight

Parker Marie Molloy

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

WATCH: CeCe McDonald Makes First Television Appearance Following Release From Men's Prison
January 21 2014 12:36 PM ET

WATCH: CeCe McDonald Makes First Television Appearance

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

CeCe McDonald Released from Prison, Greeted by Laverne Cox
January 14 2014 12:21 PM ET

Laverne Cox Picks Up CeCe McDonald From Prison

Parker Marie Molloy

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

CeCe McDonald to Be Released From Prison
January 03 2014 10:28 AM ET

CeCe McDonald to Be Released From Prison

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

WATCH: Ebony.com Writer Takes Home GLAAD Award for CeCe McDonald Report
May 14 2013 11:01 AM ET

WATCH: Ebony Writer Honored for CeCe McDonald Report

Michelle Garcia

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

CeCe McDonald Prison Confinement Raises Question
June 11 2012 11:14 AM ET

CeCe McDonald Prison Confinement Raises Concerns

Julie Bolcer

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.

Oped Black Poor Young Trans Is Sadly Often a Recipe for Violence, Says NCTEs Mara Keisling
May 03 2012 1:01 PM ET

Op-ed: CeCe McDonald Was Punished for Surviving

Mara Keisling

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

Accused Trans Woman CeCe McDonald Accepts Second Degree Manslaughter Plea
May 02 2012 2:24 PM ET

CeCe McDonald Pleads Guilty, Headed to Prison

Neal Broverman

A report indicates McDonald has accepted a plea.

Fighting for her Life Trans Woman Charged With Murder
April 20 2012 6:00 AM ET

 Fighting For Her Life: Transgender Woman Charged With Murder

Diane Anderson-Minshall

One night in front of a Minneapolis bar has changed CeCe McDonald's life forever.