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Transgender African Americans

I Discusses Being Transgender And God's Child In Ebony's November 2012 Issue

Toni Newman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

Michelle Burford interviewed me about how I overcame homelessness, poverty and constant rejection and despair while transitioning from male to female with no support at all. It was a very intense discussion of faith, religion and God. Can one be transgender and loved by God?

The 2012 Election: The Transgender Decision Comes Down To Inclusivity Vs. Exclusivity

Toni Newman | Posted 11.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

This year, 2012, it is very important for all LGBT people to vote, especially transgender Americans. We are getting a chance to speak loud and clear about our needs and hopes for the future. I'll vote for the party that includes me, not the one that excludes me.

Heart Of A Woman: The Transgender Female Journey

Toni Newman | Posted 10.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

From my earliest memories, I remember my heart and soul beating to a different drummer and feeling that I was a different bird. "Heart of a woman" adequately describes what transgender women experience internally and the emotions and feelings that go along with that experience.

Living Authentically in West Hollywood

Kylar W. Broadus | Posted 02.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Kylar W. Broadus

When I landed in Los Angeles for the first-ever trans people of color town hall and the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, I immediately heard that a trans woman of color, 32-year-old Cassidy Vickers, had been murdered.