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Trans Panic

The Walker Family Calls for Action and Healing in Wichita, Kansas in Response to the Murder of Reese Walker, a Transgender Black Woman

Randall Jenson | Posted 05.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Randall Jenson

The LGBTQ community is calling for action and a thorough investigation of her murder by law enforcement; for more accurate, sensitive coverage of her murder by mainstream media; and for others to understand the impact her murder has on members of the Black LGBTQ and transgender communities' sense of safety in Wichita.

'The Daily Show' Offers Must-See Takedown Of 'The Trans Panic Epidemic'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.07.2016 | Queer Voices

"The Daily Show" took aim last night at American lawmakers' and religious leaders' war on transgender people in a brilliant clip that brought together...

Trans Bodies Are Not a Halloween Costume

Delia Melody | Posted 10.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Delia Melody

It's easy to say it's "just a costume," and at the end of the night, you can take it off. But we can't take off our transness, and we will continue having to live with the consequences of the subtle, casual hatred your costume embodies.

The Fatal Transgender Double Standard

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...