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Trans Panic

The Fatal Transgender Double Standard

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 03.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Not only are our bodies not our own, neither are the history of your genitals or your genetics. For whatever reason, this seems to only apply to transgender people.

Charges Dropped in Transgender Woman Islan Nettles' Murder: What Now?

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

What happened to Islan Nettles is neither unique nor remarkable. Too often, this is what happens when someone dies at the hands of anti-transgender violence. Victims are forgotten, perpetrators are let free, and the world moves on as though nothing happened.

Is The 'Gay Panic' Defense FINALLY Dead?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.07.2013 | Gay Voices

The American Bar Association (ABA) formally voted on Monday, Aug. 12, to curtail to use of "gay panic" and "trans panic" defense arguments during pros...