Trans Woman Sues McDonald's Over Workplace Sexual Harassment

A trans woman is suing McDonald’s over alleged sexual harassment which included having her genitals groped and being forced to use a broom closet as a bathroom.

La’Ray Reed, from Wayne County, Michigan, said she considered suicide during the period of abuse, but she was fired after telling her superiors about the harassment.

She was dismissed despite performing to a “satisfactory to exemplary manner,” according to the civil rights suit she has filed.

Trans Women DJ Jasmine Infiniti and London Jade Attacked in NYC

A pair of trans women leaving a liquor store were attacked, slashed and beaten by a group of men and women who hurled slurs at them over the weekend, police said.

The two women, Los Angeles-based DJ Jasmine Infiniti, 32, and a Florida-based rapper London Jade, 22, were leaving Bushwick Liquors at 459 Bushwick Ave. at around 1:45 a.m. when a group of around 10 of men and women passing by started calling them "fa---ts" and "transformers," police said.

Trans Athlete Shares Dreams of Olympic Weight Lifting Journey

This first-person story by Olympic weightlifter Elliot Dean originally appeared on the Out For The Win Web site.

If you are good at what you do and put in the effort, that is all that matters. People recognize hard work.

I first started CrossFit in 2011 when I was 28 years old. CrossFit led to Olympic Weightlifting, which I started this year in 2016 at the age of 33.

Netflix Greenlights Documentary About The Life of Trans Activist Marsha P Johnson

Netflix is filming a new documentary about the life of transgender civil rights leader Marsha P Johnson, who died under mysterious circumstances in 1992.

The Death and Life Marsha P Johnson, written by David France, will recount the icon’s life and story, alongside fellow activist Sylvia Rivera.

Many LGBT historians praise Johnson and Rivera for launching the modern gay rights movement in New York City. Johnson was also a veteran of the Stonewall riots, and later in her life became an AIDS activist.

North Carolina Trans Woman Dies From Injuries After Being Attacked In November

A transgender woman from North Carolina has died because of injuries sustained in an attack in November.

Sherrell Faulkner died on Tuesday after being attacked in Charlotte on the 30th of November.
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The 46-year-old was found next to a dumpster with severe injuries.

Police are yet to have found a suspect in the incident, which is now being treated as a homicide.

Man Gets 49 Additional Years For Hate Crime Murder of Trans Woman Mercedes Williamson

A Mississippi man has been sentenced to an additional 49 years in prison after being convicted of the first federal hate crime against a transgender victim.

Joshua Vallum, 29, had already been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to state charges in the murder of 17-year-old Mercedes Williamson.

Student Makes History As Highschool's First Trans Prom King

A student has made history by becoming his school’s first ever transgender prom king.
Alan Belmont was the winner of North Central High School prom king, beating the other finalists to don the sash and crown.

The 17-year-old was a popular choice for prom king, as he attended the competition with his girlfriend.

The teen says he wanted to raise awareness of trans issues through winning the competition, and that it was not about popularity.

Say Her Name: Chayviss Reed 9th Trans Woman Killed In US This Year

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Detectives were looking for the killer of Chayviss "Chay" Darice Reed, who was shot dead on Friday in Miami-Dade County's West Little River neighborhood.

Reed, 28, died in the area of Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest 93rd Street. She was born a boy, grew up in Carol City and Opa-locka and graduated from American Senior High School in Hialeah.

On Saturday, her friends and relatives remembered her courage and sense of humor when she challenged the norms and came out as transgender.

Watch: Parents Of Trans Kids Show Support In New Video

These parents are teaching their transgender children that they are loved, confident, and so much more.

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.

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