• Ashlee Marie Preston Honors Murdered Trans Women On Her Birthday With Bold New Campaign

    6 monthes ago - By Essence

    Violence against trans men and women has been on the rise, and trans women of color face particularly dire challenges. So far, five Black trans women have been killed in 2018, alarming LGBTQ groups that advocate for the community.
    In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign concluded “fatal violence disproportionately affects transgender women of color, and that the intersections of racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia conspire to deprive them of employment, housing, healthcare and other necessities, barriers that make them vulnerable.”

    Even worse, the life expectancy for Black trans women...
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