Karine Jean-Pierre
Subscribe To
The Advocate
Scroll To Top

Mississippi

Jimmie "Jay" Lee was well known in the college town of Oxford for his drag performances.

August 16 2022 10:31 AM

Martasia Richmond and Shawmaynè Giselle Marie McClam are the latest casualties of this epidemic of violence.

July 19 2022 3:23 PM

More than 100 community members came out for a vigil Friday to honor the 24-year-old's life.

April 05 2022 7:23 PM

While in the Mississippi state legislature, Robert Foster drafted the state’s death penalty law in 2017 that now allows for executions by gas chamber, electrocution, and firing squad. 

March 29 2022 11:17 AM

Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee objected to "homosexual materials" because they went against his Christian beliefs, the library system's director says.

January 28 2022 4:42 PM

Groves is at least the 39th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person to die by violence in the U.S. this year.

October 13 2021 5:20 PM

The governor said the law was necessary because the president "encourages transgenderism."

March 11 2021 2:46 PM
1