10 Jan 2019

Two women charged with sexually assaulting a transgender woman in a North Carolina bar bathroom

Two North Carolina women have been charged with sexual battery and second-degree kidnapping of a transgender woman in the bathroom of a North Carolina bar, Raleigh police said.

The incident took place on the night of Dec. 9 at Milk Bar in downtown Raleigh, according to an offense report and 911 call made the next day. The caller, whose name was not released, reported that two women taunted, groped and exposed themselves to an unnamed victim in the bathroom.

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16 Aug 2018

Baker who refused gay wedding cake sues after saying no to transgender order

DENVER — A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stance partially upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — has sued the state over its opposition to his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gender transition, his attorneys said Wednesday.

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02 Aug 2018

Travis Scott’s ‘Astroworld’ Artwork Is Being Called Out For Removing A Trans Icon

Travis Scott has shared the album cover for his upcoming third studio album on Instagram, and the image, shot by David LaChapelle, has caused a stir online.

LaChapelle shared the original unedited image on his Instagram, and it included queer icon and trans woman, Amanda Lepore, whereas Travis’ did not.

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06 Jun 2018

Jazz Jennings on gender confirmation surgery: ‘I’m going to have a vagina!’

The date is set.

Reality TV personality and social media star Jazz Jennings will undergo gender confirmation surgery on June 26.

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23 Jan 2018

Laverne Cox Makes History As Cosmopolitan’s First Transgender Cover Girl

Laverne Cox can add “Cosmopolitan covergirl” to her ever-growing list of credits and accomplishments.

The Emmy-winning actress, producer and LGBTQ rights advocate made history as the first transgender woman ever to appear on a Cosmo cover, appearing atop Cosmopolitan South Africa’s February issue in a sheer black leotard. The Valentine’s Day-themed #SayYesToLove edition is focused on LGBTQ issues, and features a rainbow-colored masthead designed specifically for the occasion.

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