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Black Transgender Community

Every Breath a Black Trans Woman Takes Is an Act of Revolution

Lourdes Ashley Hunter | Posted 04.08.2015 | Black Voices
Lourdes Ashley Hunter

In January, there were reports of four brutal murders of Black trans and gender non-conforming people of color. There has been no national outrage over our lives.

A Poem for the Awkward Moments Trans People Find Ourselves in Every Day (VIDEO)

J Mase III | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices
J Mase III


Transgender Filmmaker Talks Race, Movies And Being Who You Are

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices

To call Kortney Ryan Ziegler a Renaissance man would almost be an understatement. He's an artist, filmmaker, writer, entrepreneur and human rights adv...

Glennisha Morgan

Why Laverne Cox Doesn't Want To Represent The Entire Transgender Community | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Being the first African-American transgender woman to produce and star in her own television show was something au courant to Laverne Cox. Even on the...

Overcoming Obstacles As An African-American Transgender Woman

Toni Newman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

As an African-American transgender woman, I have suffered discrimination, bullying, false arrests, and hatred for just being myself. Fear and shame controlled my life for many years, yet I never had the fear of not finding myself.