Posts Tagged "murder"

Trans Lives Matter: Ignorance Causes People to Die

Posted on Jul 24, 2015 in Advocacy, Personal Thoughts, Video | 0 comments

With news of the 11th murder of a trans woman in 2015 in the US, I’m tired of people sitting by thinking that their ignorance is ok. #TransLivesMatter is more than a catchy hashtag. It’s a reality. The lives of these murdered women mattered, and we need to stop people from trying to invalidate trans lives.

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Bruce Jenner, Celebrity Praise, and What the Trans Community Needs Now

Posted on May 1, 2015 in Advocacy, Personal Thoughts | 1 comment

It’s been a week since the “interview the world is waiting for” has aired. Bruce Jenner announced to the world that he (current pronouns of choice) is a transgender woman. Twitter was on fire during the interview and a few hours later with dozens upon dozens of celebrities posting tweets in support of Jenner — from Lady Gaga to Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus to Jimmy Fallon and my personal favorite, Ricky Martin. There’s even a new trend now for people to paint their fingernails in a show of support. That’s nice, but… Celebrities, if I may be so bold in saying this, praising Bruce is a great but we need you to speak up for every trans person,...

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Why Are Your Kids Your Pride & Joy?

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in Advocacy, Media | 0 comments

Why are your kids your Pride & Joy? That’s the question we will be asking as part of a new fundraising campaign with The Trevor Project, to be launched in the next couple of months.Stemming from the 2 horrific stories last week of an 8yo boy who was tortured and murdered by his mother for playing with dolls and a 17yo trans boy who committed suicide, we want to promote pride in ALL of our kids, whether they fall into the LGBTQ spectrum or not. I’m excited to be working with Liz Dyer, owner of the “Serendipitydodah for Moms” Facebook support group for moms of LGBTQ kids on this project. and the Serendipitydodah group are...

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