Survivor Contestant Outed As Trans

Two-time Survivor contestant Zeke Smith revealed himself to be transgender during tonight's episode, after fellow tribe member Jeff Varner decided to out him in front of the other contestants.

The 29 year-old contestant won viewers over during the Millennials vs. Gen-X season of Survivor with his lovable personality, and even inspired another contestant, Bret, to come out to him on the show. Zeke was brought back this season for Game Changers, which is entirely made up of returning players who had a major impact on the show in previous seasons.

Tanisha Cassadine Dies After Silicone Injection Surgery Goes Wrong

TAMPA - The day after Tanisha Cassadine got illegal silicone injections, she fell deathly ill.

Two of her closest friends, Hamburger Mary’s franchise owner Kurt King, and entertainer Delores Van-Cartier were at the hospital when Cassadine took her last breath.

King said Cassadine was sick with pneumonia from an arduous travel schedule. But, said the injections were too much for her body to handle.

Trans Man Inspirational Body Transformation Goes Viral

Musician Jaimie Wilson, who uses the Instagram name Tboy61915, posted the image last week. He did so to encourage people not to judge others by their outward appearance.

‘DONT JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER,’ he says. ‘I am posting this picture to show that not everyone has to show “signs” to be transgender.

‘You don’t have to pass a test to prove you’re trans… and you sure as hell don’t need ANYONES approval but your own.
‘This life is about finding yourself and becoming YOU.

Trans teen dies after receiving silicone injections from fake plastic surgeon

Symone Marie Jones, 19, died after receiving the injections from Kavonceya Iman Cornelius, 42.

Cornelius, who is also trans, now faces second-degree murder charges.

Jones died a few days after receiving the ‘off market’ implants at the Salisbury, North Carolina home of Cornelius, on 12 January.

Cornelius used non-medical grade silicone and did not hold a licence to perform the surgery.

According to the family of the deceased teen, Jones had believed that Cornelius was operating with a ‘concierge service’ for a legitimate plastic surgery clinic in Charlotte.

Show Featuring Trans Men Eden's Garden Returns For Season 2

Eden’s Garden is a scripted series that covers the lives of seven transgender-male best friends, including three trans-females who are like the sisters to them. Eden’s Garden is the first series to cover trans people of color in a media related entertainment way. Eden’s Garden is inspired by true stories that represents the lives of multiple transgender people. The director & writer is a black transman himself: Seven King. The writing come from personal experiences and observation from his own journey.

Caitlyn Jenner Rumored To Be Joining Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Caitlyn Jenner could be in talks to join the cast of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”

NewNowNext reports that Jenner is considering the reality show after her own show “I Am Cait” was canceled from E! due to low viewership.

Tinder matches over 250,000 trans users after inclusive update

Dating app Tinder, matches over a quarter of a million trans people since their latest update.

Tinder co-founder Sean Rad revealed the statistics during a panel presentation at SXSW, alongside GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis.

Rad said: ‘Tinder is about everyone and everyone deserves to meet someone special.’

Released in November last year, the update allows users to pick from almost 40 gender options.

Those options include Transgender Woman, Transgender Man, Transmasculine, Two-Spirit, Neutrois, Non-Binary and Other.

Shauna Brooks, Madison Hinton, Hope Giselle and Cherry Boom Speak Out About Recent Trans Murders

We must remember to stand with our trans brothers and sisters in solidarity as they often stand with us. We all know the statistics. Trans men and women of color are being killed and the mainstream media is doing all but ignore it, so we'll keep posting until someone starts to pay attention. Shauna Brooks posted this video to her Facebook and its really something we all need to watch to get a better understanding of the plight of trans people in this country.

Black Trans Man Demarkis Stansberry Killed in Louisiana

Authorities reported a suspect is in custody in connection with Saturday's deadly shooting on Prescott Road.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Nicholas Matthews, 24, turned himself in just after 5 p.m. the day of the shooting. He just turned 24 on Monday.

The shooting happened on Prescott Road east of Airline Highway just before 11:30 a.m. Deputies said they found Demarkis Stamsberry, 30, with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ciara Dupree 2nd Trans Woman Killed In New Orleans In Two Days

A person was killed in a fatal stabbing Monday (Feb. 27) in the 7th Ward, police said. Officers responded to the scene near the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Columbus Street just before 9 a.m. They found the victim suffering from stab wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital where the victim later died died, according to a preliminary police report.