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Since the first brick was thrown at Stonewall, transgender people have been at the forefront of the fight for LGBTQ rights. Luminaries such as Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Laverne Cox, and Janet Mock have changed how people talk about queerness, all the while waging a particularly difficult fight for the inclusion and acceptance of transgender people. Their efforts have been stymied again and again, and the LGBTQ community has not always prioritized the needs to trans peopl. Still, transgender people have fought on. Join OUT in celebrating the trans people who have helped us get where we are today and who continue to fight for equality.

They come amid a wave of recent reports of violence against Black trans folks including a mysterious death and a brutal assault.

July 06 2020 9:29 AM

Mack joins Brayla Stone, Dominique Fells, and Riah Milton who were also violently killed in recent weeks.

July 01 2020 12:09 PM

She is the fourth reported violent killing this month

June 29 2020 2:20 PM

Court rejects final appeal from her employers who had fired her unfairly, but she still lives in fear after her personal information is revealed in the media.

June 25 2020 11:00 AM

Questions remain a year after Black transgender woman Tete Gulley's body was founding hanging from a tree in a Portland park. Police claim suicide, but the family was told Gulley was murdered and there's a video.

June 22 2020 11:34 AM

If anyone can play the iconic comic book superhero, it's definitely Pose's Elektra! 

June 18 2020 12:55 PM
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