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Cece Mcdonald

This Is What CeCe McDonald Thinks We Should Do To Keep All Queer People Safe

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Activist and formerly incarcerated transgender woman CeCe McDonald has firsthand experience with the injustices of the criminal justice system -- part...

CeCe McDonald Shares The Struggles Of Being A Trans Woman In A Male Prison Facility

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender activist CeCe McDonald was sentenced to 41 months in prison for manslaughter after a racist and transphobic attack against her turned dead...

Michelangelo Signorile

CeCe Says: Transgender Activist Recalls Brutal Details Of Hate Attack, Manslaughter Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.22.2014 | Gay Voices

CeCe McDonald left prison last month after serving 19 months of a 41-month sentence, having been convicted of second degree manslaughter — in a plea...

WATCH: An INCREDIBLE YouTube Tribute To CeCe McDonald

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A group of YouTube users recently came together to produce this incredible video tribute to CeCe McDonald. McDonald, a transgender woman of color w...

Look Who Greeted CeCe McDonald Upon Her Release From Prison..

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox has frequently spoken out about the case of CeCe McDonald, a transgender woman who was controversially se...

CeCe McDonald, Transgender Woman, To Be Released Early From Prison

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

An incarcerated transgender woman whose case received national media attention over the past several years is now set be to released next week -- over...

Laverne Cox Producing Powerful New Doc About Trans Prisoner CeCe McDonald

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender actress and "Orange Is The New Black" breakout star Laverne Cox is currently co-producing an important and compelling new documentary abou...

Connecting the Dots: From Chelsea Manning to Cece McDonald; From NSA to Stop and Frisk

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. David J. Leonard

Ironically, in the same way that trickle-down economics did not correct high levels of unemployment during the 1970s, we see how trickle-down civil rights do not function to expand the rights of the most marginalized.

CeCe McDonald: Survivor And Leader

Laverne Cox | Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

Transgender Day of Remembrance is the day when we memorialize those we've lost to anti-trans violence, but CeCe's story reminds me that many amongst us are survivors of anti-trans violence. We must remember our survivors, too.

Lessons in Solidarity

Coya White Hat-Artichoker | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Coya White Hat-Artichoker

Leslie Feinberg stood up for native people so many years ago and showed me solidarity. I am writing today to ask you to show solidarity with CeCe McDonald and to pay attention to her trial.

A Rallying Cry For CeCe, Paige, And Trans Women Everywhere: Your Lives Matter

Janet Mock | Posted 07.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Janet Mock

I will never be silent just because the topic of gender identity and race are uncomfortable. CeCe McDonald, Paige Clay, and other trans women of color are human beings first, and when we turn a blind eye to injustice, we close our hearts and minds on ourselves.

Transgender Woman Pleads Guilty In Minneapolis Manslaughter Case, But Supporters Argue She's The Victim

Posted 05.02.2012 | Gay Voices

A black transgender Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter in the stabbing death of a local man, but her supporters maintain s...

Jenna Talackova Can Compete, But The Fight Against Trans Injustice Rages On

Laverne Cox | Posted 06.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

Jenna's victory against discrimination in the Miss Universe pageant will be for naught if we don't use it to shine a light on the struggles that have yet to be won for trans people around the world.