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Lorena Escalera

Readers' Top 12 Transgender Stories of 2012

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 02.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Courtney O'Donnell

During 2012 I wrote approximately 400 articles for The Guerrilla Angel Report, the vast majority of them transgender-related. The following are the 12 most read stories of the year.

Carmen Carrera And Janet Mock On Lorena Escalera, Media Justice And 'Utmost Fabulosity'

Emerson Whitney | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Emerson Whitney

A wildly insensitive New York Times article on the life and death of trans artist and drag performer Lorena Escalera flared tensions between the gender-variant community and the paper when it was published as part of the Sunday edition on May 14.

Lorena Escalera: A Life That Mattered

Laverne Cox | Posted 07.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

I don't want to be disrespected and misgendered in my death, as all too often happens to transgender folks in news reports on our deaths. I was reminded of that this weekend when I read the unfortunate New York Times article about the death of Lorena Escalera.