Tag: Transgender

Zoe Spears

Arrest Made in Murder of Transgender Woman Zoe Spears

Zoe Spears, a transgender woman, was found shot to death on a sidewalk in a suburb outside of Washington, D.C. on June 13. She was found at the same intersection as another murdered transgender woman, Ashanti Carmon, who was friends with Spears. Prince George’s County police announced Thursday that they…

Androgynous David Bowie Barbie Released

David Bowie was one of the brave celebrities and performers that first flouted gender norms and inspired many transgender people growing up in the United States and across the world. He died in 2016 at 69 years old. Over the decades of his career, Bowie was an icon for both…

2019 Black Census Reports Issues Most Pressing In Black LGBT Communities

As public conversation over President Trump’s proposed (and rejected) inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census continues, another census is reflecting intersectional concern over critical issues facing the Black LGBT community. Related story: Republicans Are Not Giving Up on the 2020 Citizenship Question As part of the  2019…

Another Black Transgender Woman Murdered in Missouri

The intersection in Kansas City, Missouri is now a place filled with tragedy. Brooklyn Lindsey, a 32-year-old Black transgender woman that was beloved by her community, was found dead on a porch by Kansas City Police on Tuesday, according to CNN. She had been shot multiple times and her death…

EY Shares Henry’s Story: Living His True Self

Originally published on EY’s YouTube page Everyone should lead the life they were meant to. Coming out as transgender was one of the hardest experiences of Henry Jeanneret’s life, but the support he received from his father and EY Americas Vice Chair Rich Jeanneret, extended family, and friends helped him…

Transgender Women Are Being Murdered, Few Arrests Made: Study

Since 2014, at least 110 transgender women have been killed, according to the Human Rights Campaign – but only 42 percent of those murder investigations actually arrested someone. And yet, about 61 percent of murder cases across the general public results in an arrest, according to the FBI. The statistics only…