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Violence Against the Transgender Community in 2018 Continues

In 2017, advocates tracked at least 28 deaths of transgender people in the United States due to fatal violence, the most ever recorded. These victims were killed...

Zain Welsh Shares His Transition Journey in “Herstory to History” Blog

Earlier this year, Hampton Roads resident Zain Welsh, started "Herstory to History", a blog detailing in his words, "into becoming ME a Transman."  Zain...

Veteran Activist De Sube Central to Transgender Assistance Project Virginia

Last Saturday evening, nearly 80 people from throughout Hampton Roads attended the Norfolk Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit (TIES) Pop-UP held at the Slover...

White Hopes to Add New Level of Diversity to Virginia Beach...

Allison White always knew that she would run for public office at some point. What she didn’t know, was that she would be able...

Tuesday’s Decision In Grimm Case Offers Hope to Trans Students

When the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia ruled that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits public school districts from...

“Pose” Premieres June 3 with Record Number of Trans Actors

Ryan Murphy’s next project, Pose - a tribute to New York City's ballroom scene set in the late 1980's premieres on June 3 on FX. The...

Scores Turn Out to Celebrate 2018 Transgender Day of Visibility

It was standing room only at the New Life Metropolitan Community Church in Norfolk last Saturday as approximately 150 persons turned out to celebrate...

Transgender Health Services Offered by Planned Parenthood in Hampton Roads

Navigating our current health care system can be a scary and confusing process. For transgender individuals, simply finding a trained health care provider that...

The Virginia Equality Bar Association – Name & Gender Marker Clinic

Join VEBA volunteers and the Equality Alliance at W&M Law School for a day of service. CLE and training for the clinic will be offered,...

Transgender Day of Visibility to Be Celebrated April 7

Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual celebration of transgender (trans) lives and a day for allies to reflect on the discrimination faced...