Tag: Transgender

2017 Was the Deadliest Year for Transgender Community: Report

With four weeks left in the year, 2017 will be remembered by the LGBTQ community as the deadliest year for transgender people in the United States. According to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), at least 25 transgender people have had their lives cut short due to transphobia against people who…

Spelman College Will Admit Transgender Students in 2018

Spelman College, a historically Black women’s institution, is revamping its admissions policy that will now allow transgender women access to education at their institution beginning in 2018. In the wake of mounting hate crimes against transgender women, more specifically ones of color, 2017 has already been hit with 19 deaths…