Trans People Four Times More Likely to Be Victims of Violent Crimes, Study Shows

Transgender people are over four times more likely to be victims of violent crimes than their cisgender counterparts, according to a new study from the Williams Institute. According to data from the 2017 and 2018 National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), transgender people ages 16 and older experienced 86.2 violent victimizations – which include rape, sexual assault, and aggravated or simple assault – per 1,000 people, compared to 21.7 victimizations per 1,000 for cisgender people. Transgender

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‘Glee’ Cast to Reunite for Tribute to Naya Rivera at 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD has announced that the Glee cast will reunite at the virtual ceremony for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards for a special tribute to the late Naya Rivera. Jacob Artist, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Vanessa Lengies, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Matthew Morrison, Alex Newell, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr., Becca Tobin, and Jenna Ushkowitz will all reunite to honor the ten-year anniversary of Rivera’s character Santana Lopez coming out as lesbian. Demi

Atlanta Billboard Campaign to Stop Violence Against Black Trans People Expands

An Atlanta organization dedicated to ending violence against the Black transgender community expanded its billboard campaign along Interstate 75 last week. The I Am Human Foundation first unveiled the campaign in January which featured supportive phrases such as “Black trans lives matter.” The latest billboards, the seventh in the series, among other things simply state, “Stop killing Black trans women” and “Trans people should be loved not killed.” “It’s just as simple as that,” said Alex Santiago,