A pilot from California says she was forced to undergo an extra psychological evaluation because she is transgender.
A statement by LGBT groups calling for such decriminalization was retweeted this afternoon.
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.
After spending two weeks in a segregated medical cell in Iowa, the Illinois trans woman was released from Polk County Jail today.
Nicoll Hernández-Polanco's experiences of sexual assault and solitary confinement are a prime example of how the immigration system mistreats trans women, say advocates.
Tamara Lusardi, a trans woman called 'it' by Army supervisors and banned from the women's room, has seen justice served.
Activists are rejoicing that the transgender asylum-seeker from Mexico, who was reportedly raped and placed in solitary confinement this past year, will be freed — but say there are many more who need help.