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A transgender woman has been shot to death in Virginia becoming the 15th transgender person to be killed in the United States this year.

28-year-old Ebony Morgan was shot multiple times in the early hours of Sunday morning.

She was found alive in Lynchburg and transported to the hospital, but was soon pronounced dead.

Police are currently investigating whether the shooting was a hate crime.

Lynchburg Police Sgt. Bryan Williams said that there was no “indication one way or another” what the motivation was.

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The weekend fatal shooting of a teen at an apartment complex near downtown Athens was the culmination of a feud between two transgender groups, Athens-Clarke County police confirmed Wednesday.

Ava Le’Ray Barrin, was killed Sunday morning by a single gunshot fired by 21-year-old Jalen Breon Brown in the parking lot of Riverview Apartments on College Avenue, police said.

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Many transgender people find support and comfort from those who have already embarked on their trans journey.
One trans man inspiring people around the globe is Dallas, Texas-based Kristian Starla.

A barber by trade, he this week posted the latest in a series of inspiring images to Instagram. This one documented some of the changes his body has undergone since he began taking testosterone supplements one year ago.

He tells GSN he began his transition journey in March 2016, after staring research back in 2014.

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For couple Liam Johnson, 20, and Racquelle Trammell, 30, their biological daughter’s first birthday is a celebration they thought they might never experience.

After meeting through a mutual friend in 2011, the couple started dating and quickly realised their relationship was serious. Although they both wanted to have a family, it was a tough decision to halt their transitioning in order to have a baby.

Liam identifies as a man but he is still able to get pregnant and give birth naturally. Racquelle had to stop taking oestrogen to ensure her sperm could fertilise an egg.

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Ava DuVernay’s show "Queen Sugar" has been critically acclaimed as one of the best dramas on TV. She brings complex characters and nuanced stories to all her projects and is willing to push us to think bigger about the diversity of the black experience in America.

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The best-selling author and acclaimed journalist breaks down why the trans community is not standing behind Caitlyn. Caitlyn Jenner is not a spokeswoman for transgender people, Janet Mock made clear in an interview on Chelsea Handler’s Netflix show, Chelsea.

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The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is calling on the New York State Department of Corrections to address the abuse towards Eyricka King, a transgender inmate.

King, who is being held at the Franklin Correctional Facility in Malone, New York, has reportedly been subjected to verbal, physical, and sexual abuse by both inmates and guards. She is also being denied proper medical treatment and was being held in solitary confinement.

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President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that “transgender individuals” should not be allowed to serve in “any capacity” in the US military.

“After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow​ …,” he wrote on Twitter.

“Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming …​”​

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ROCKVILLE, Md. - A 22-year-old gang member was convicted Tuesday for the 2015 shooting death of a transgender woman in Gaithersburg.

Rico LeBlond was convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of 21-year-old Zella Ziona after she was shot in a service alley at the Montgomery Village shopping center nearby Lakeforest Mall.

Investigators did not try the case as a hate crime. They say LeBlond and Ziona had known each other since they were kids and may have had an intimidate relationship. Months before the murder, Ziona transitioned from a male to a female.

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Congrats are in order for Sidney Star as she's headed to the small screen and will appear on Season 2 of Fox's hit show Star. The show headed by Lee Daniels is home to another trans star Amiyah Scott who was a reoccurring character in season one. Sidney took to Facebook to announce the good news.

The Haters said I couldn't do it! Me on set! Stay tuned everyone ! I got a big surprise for you ! Everyone Meet "DALLAS" Sidney Starr is coming back to your tv screens!!! The Hit tv show STAR season 2 on FOX right after Empire! September 27th! Don't miss it!

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