Gloria Allen is showing the world on Transgender Day of Remembrance that there is hope.
November’s elections saw trans candidates make unprecedented gains in statehouses across the country. But despite this, several statehouses are setting out to deny the rights of transgender people in their 2021 sessions.
In this Q&A, Luchina Fisher discusses her upcoming documentary titled Mama Gloria, which follows the story of Chicago’s Black transgender icon Gloria Allen.
In the interview, she also talks about the importance of parents being allies to their LGBTQ children, especially within the Black community.
The U.S. Trans Survey offers some of the only data on transgender life in America, but a nonprofit’s shortfalls and the pandemic threaten its future.
Two recent legal battles prove the sheer danger and frankly illegality of being a trans woman—and a trans woman of color, in particular—in the U.S.
A new HUD rule gives homeless shelters the right to turn away transgender people from single-sex facilities. And in New York, an anti-loitering statute has come to be known as the “Walking While Trans” ban.
The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the administration quietly dismantle the progress we’ve made. We are watching.
This week: Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton (R) said slavery was a “necessary evil upon which the union was built”; Attorney General Bill Barr testifies before the House Judiciary Committee; Trump attempts to take down DACA; plainclothes NYPD officers pull a transgender woman protestor, Nikki Stone, into an unmarked van; more hydroxychloroquine; Trump and Senate Republicans are rushing the census; Trump’s dog whistle to his racist base; and Trump accuses Oregon Gov. Kat Brown of not “doing her job.”
“A Pride without racial justice, a Pride without intersectional feminism, is no Pride at all. It is simply a mockery of the work of the trailblazers that came before us.”
Black trans women face disproportionate rates of violence nationwide. This week’s round of protests showed up for them.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, housing justice organizers have marshalled widespread concern about public health to push policymakers to stop policing poverty and instead invest in housing and care. If this campaign succeeds, it will be the most important feminist victory of the decade.
“The fear for us is not new. We have always been scared.”