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Transgenders: We Ho to March vs. Hate as No Cal Jury Deliberates (tags)
As a jury in Hayward decides the fate of 3 accused in the Transgender "Emmet Till" murder case, West Hollywood anti-hate activists will march Friday evening.
Unprecedented Week of Transgender Activism in Nation’s Capital (tags)
A bit of history occurred the end of April and early May. Three national transgender or gender-diverse civil rights organizations lobbied Capitol Hill simultaneously and, for the first time, all lobbied for the same issues. In addition, yet another rejuvenated national group conducted its first organized protest in years, and still another organization conducted a march to the Viet Nam Veterans’ Memorial, and conducted a historic wreath laying ceremony.
Family And City Remember Gwen Araujo, Murders of Transgenders Continue Unabated (tags)
A year can pass by in a seeming heartbeat. For family members of a slain child, though, a year can seem an eternity. On the first anniversary of her Gwen Araujo's murder, Sylvia Guerrero sat with approximately fifty family members in a memorial to her daughter.
Equality for California Transgendered Citizens! Governor Signs Bill Into Law (tags)
California Governor Gray Davis presented the gift of freedom to thousands of his fellow Californians on Saturday, August 2nd. In signing AB196, which clarifies the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Act by including gender-identity and expression, Governor Davis brings California into a leadership position of a growing human rights struggle. California now becomes the most populous jurisdiction to enact equal rights for transgendered citizens.
TRANSGENDER ORGANIZATIONS OPPOSE BAIL BID (tags)
On July 16th, the lawyer for Michael Magidson -- the accused "key actor" in the brutal murder of transgender teenager Gwen Araujo -- will be attempting to get his $1.68 million dollar bail reinstated. Both the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition and the Remembering Our Dead project urges the court to keep Magidson behind bars.