Biden Administration Reverses Trump Policy, Restores Transgender Health ProtectionsOn May 10 the Biden Administration announced that the U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care.
No Big Backlash For States, Including Texas Passing Anti-Transgender LawsIn Texas, a coalition called Texas Competes released a letter April 19 denouncing a batch of pending bills as “divisive, unnecessary and economically dangerous.”
'Gay Straight Alliances' Clubs Aim To Make Dallas ISD Campuses Safer For LGBTQ YouthAlmost 25% of all Dallas ISD middle and high schools have GSAs and because of the impact they’ve made so far, the district is currently working to put them in all middle and high school campuses.
Dallas Victim Included In "Horrific Spike" In Fatal Violence Against Transgender CommunityAt least 21 transgender or gender non-conforming people -- including Dallas resident Merci Mack -- have been killed so far in 2020.
Dallas Police Investigating Murder Of Transgender Person In Apartment Parking LotDallas Police are investigating the murder of a 22-year-old Black transgender female named Merci Mack.
Lawyers: ICE Arrests Trans Migrant Woman Month After ReleaseLawyers for a transgender woman from El Salvador who won her release from immigration detention say she was arrested.
Transgender Boy Now Living In Texas Sues NY Over Sex On Birth CertificateA transgender teen now living in Texas says discriminatory policies are forcing him to rely on a birth certificate that inaccurately portrays his identity.
Dallas Children's Theater Announces New Teen Production Focused On Transgender AwarenessWritten and directed by Bruce R. Coleman and co-produced with Booker T. Washington High School, ANDI BOI is inspired by teenaged boy, Andi, and his journey entering his first day of school identifying as a male.
Transgender Women Fight Texas Law That Restricts Inmates From Changing NameThree transgender women have filed a lawsuit challenging a Texas law that bars federal prison inmates from legally changing their names while in custody and within two years after serving their sentence.
Jury Convicts Edward Thomas Of Assault On Transgender Woman Muhlaysia BookerA man charged with felony aggravated assault in the beating of Muhlaysia Booker — a transgender woman from Dallas — has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.
Defense Attorney In Trial For Man Who Assaulted Muhlaysia Booker ArrestedAndrew Wilkerson, the attorney for Edward Thomas — the man seen in a viral video brutally beating Booker at a south Dallas apartment complex — was arrested after disrupting the court in-and-out of the presence of the jury Oct. 17.
Dallas Police: Man Admits To Yelling Gay Slurs & Shooting Transgender WomanInvestigators with the Dallas Police Department say a man has admitted to yelling slurs at a transgender woman before following her to a bus stop and opening fire.
Dallas Police Ask For Help Identifying Suspect Wanted For Hate Crime Against Transgender FemaleThe Dallas Police Department is asking for the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for shooting and injuring a transgender female Friday night.
Dallas County Grand Jury Indicts Man in Transgender Woman's DeathA murder indictment filed Thursday revealed more details about her death, specifically that investigators believe Alvarado strangled and beat her with his bare hands, a belt and another object causing blunt force trauma.
Dallas Police Charge Man With Murder Of Transgender Woman Found In White Rock Lake, Chynal LindseyPolice said Thursday night, Ruben Alvarado, 22, was arrested and brought to Dallas Police Headquarters for questioning. Police said he refused to talk with detectives.