Niecy Nash
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Boys Do Cry

This special series focuses on intersectional issues of violence facing transgender men and other transmasculine people. It strives to elevate the voices of transmasculine survivors of violence, whether from self-inflicted harm, state-sanctioned violence in the criminal justice system, or emotional and cultural violence that stems from the silencing effect that can accompany masculinity.

Boys Do Cry: Trans men not feeling able to talk about experiences of transphobia contributes to a terrifying mental health crisis.

July 16 2015 6:00 AM

Boys Do Cry: One survivor's story helps illuminate the unique pressures that often keep transmasculine people quiet about intimate partner violence.

July 15 2015 5:00 AM

Boys Do Cry: So many trans men respond to intolerance with self-hatred and silence. This one learned how to be kind to himself.

July 14 2015 3:00 AM

The black trans man tells The Advocate how alleged neglect and mistreatment by Georgia prison staff led to him nearly dying while held in isolation.

4:30 AM

Boys Do Cry: While we must continue putting violence against trans women in the forefront, trans male survivors also need space to speak out.

4:00 AM