The Fighters: With a conviction that changed her life, CeCe McDonald found herself fighting against the struggles transgender women face in America's already unbalanced judicial system. read more
Photo courtesy of CeCe McDonald CeCe McDonald was sentenced to 41 months in prison for fatally stabbing a man in an altercation with McDonald and her friends in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 2011. McDonald said the assailants yelled racist and transphobic slurs and attacked her. Show More Summary
Laverne Cox joined recently-appointed GLAAD board member Meghan McCain, along with Jacob Soboroff and Kim Stoltz to discuss her recent success, CeCe McDonald, and racial issues. read more
CeCe McDonald, a transgender activist who served time in prison after using deadly force to protect herself during a transphobic and racist attack, talks about her struggle and her activism. huffingtonpost-youtube
Transgender Activist CeCe McDonald Speaks About Life After Prison
CeCe McDonald, Dean Spade and Reina Gossett are coming together to make a series of videos and an event on April 21 centering around discussions about the prison-industrial complex and how to survive the violent atmosphere it create...
Activist CeCe McDonald, athlete Fallon Fox, and Advocate.com writer Parker Marie Molloy are among the accomplished selectees of this year's Trans 100. Featured Image: read more
As the documentary around CeCe McDonald's life will show, prison isn't safe for anyone, especially transgender women. Featured Image: read more
Democracy Now After serving 19 months in prison, the African-American transgender activist CeCe McDonald is free. She was arrested after using deadly force to protect herself from a group of people who attacked her on the streets of Minneapolis. Show More Summary
Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Does the Sum of All Natural Numbers Equal -1/12? Avery explains some of the mathematical mystery behind this weird result. Young People and Activism, MLK and CeCe McDonald Young activists can learn a lot from Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary
After serving 19 months in a men's prison, CeCe McDonald sat down with MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss prison culture and the experience of being a trans inmate. Featured Image: read more
In her first interview since being released from prison, McDonald, 25-year-old, appeared on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss the topic, “Becoming aware of the plight of trans people.”
Not content with producing a documentary, greeting CeCe McDonald outside of prison and shutting it down on daytime TV, Laverne Cox added signing a book deal to her list of accomplishments in the first half of the first month of 2014...
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Transgender folk hero CeCe McDonald walks free after being paroled two thirds of the way through her sentence for manslaughter. Featured Image: read more
CeCe McDonald, a 26 year-old transgender woman who was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for manslaughter was released Monday, ABC News reports.
CeCe McDonald was released from prison today, almost a year before originally expected. CeCe was arrested and faced an unfair trial for defending herself and her friends from a racist and transmisogynist attack. That’s CeCe in the photo above — and yes, that’s Orange is the New Black star and all around badass Laverne Cox [...]
CeCe McDonald, a transgender woman whose 2012 manslaughter conviction turned her case into a cause célèbre, was released from a Minnesota prison today, a year earlier than expected. McDonald, 26, pleaded to a manslaughter charge in the death of Dean Schmitz, 47, an ex-con and...
Here is some stuff in the news today![Content Note: Violence; transphobia] CeCe McDonald was released from prison this morning after serving 19 months in a men's prison. McDonald, a trans woman, was sentenced to 41 months after fatally stabbing a man who was attacking her in a hate crime, because self-defense is for privileged people. Show More Summary