With various ‘firsts’ in her already impressive career, the Emmy-nominated actress, documentary film producer and prominent equal rights advocate, Laverne Cox, continues to make history in her career and significant strides in her activism.
The epidemic of transgender murders in the U.S. continues to grow, as there have already been 21 deaths of individuals who were transgender or gender non-conforming that resulted from violent attacks or shootings over the last 12 months.
As U.S. LGBTQ community members await the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on three key cases that involve workplace discrimination, studies have been ongoing to depict the actual experience of those employed by Corporate America, as well as smaller ventures.
“Damn I’m going to be a gorgeous man,” Lou Sullivan wrote 40 years ago in one of his personal diaries. Sullivan, who died in 1991 at the age of 39 due to complications from AIDS, was a pioneering transgender activist in the 1970s and 1980s.