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August 7, 2020

Murders of Transgender People in 2020 Surpasses Total for Last Year In Just Seven Months

Rally with sign writing "we want to live free"

The surge of violence against transgender people in the United States has passed a grim milestone. In just seven months, the number of transgender people murdered in 2020 has surpassed the total for all of 2019.

July 28, 2020

Epidemic of Violence against Black Trans Women Claims Another Life

Photo of Queasha D. Hardy
Queasha D. Hardy was only 22 years old

The epidemic of violence against Black transgender women continues to claim lives in communities across the United States.

July 22, 2020

Military Could Reverse Transgender Ban In Under 30 Days, Says New Policy Memo

On the eve of the three-year anniversary of tweets announcing that transgender troops would be banned from the military, the 

July 1, 2020

Rep. Rice Introduces Bill to Improve Airport Security Screening of Transgender Travelers

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice (NY-04) introduced a bill yesterday to protect the dignity and privacy of transgender and other travelers at airport security screening checkpoints.

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