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Black Trans Lives Matter

By H. Melt On March 30 at DePaul University — one day after the Trans 100 event and one day before the Transgender Day of Visibility — CeCe McDonald and Monica James, two black trans women from Chicago, gathered to...

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8 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Tina Belcher, Hero Cat, a t-shirt you'll probably like, rape culture at its finest, Ava DuVernay's snub, indigenous women of Canada, Janet Mock interview, CeCe McDonald interview, is self-care ruining your relationships?, a super fucking logical thing re: kids and nutrition, Stevie Nicks, your hat, and so much more!

MTV to Air 'Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word' Documentary Highlighting Trans Youth

11 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Between her role as Sofia in Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black and producing a feature length, independent documentary about Cece McDonald, Laverne Cox has firmly established herself as a modern icon within the transgender community. To date, the bulk...

Laverne Cox and Jac Gares on Their Documentary, FREE CeCe!

[Original publication date: Dec. 16, 2013] Laverne Cox and Jacqueline Gares talk CeCe, transmisogyny, and the justice system. On June 5th, 2011, CeCe McDonald and some of her friends were heading to a grocery when a group of people came out of a bar and started hurling racist and transphobic remarks, and eventually drinks and broken glass. By the end... Read More

Things I Read That I Love #138: I Am Perfectly Normal And Fine, I Told Myself

Topics include the new face of hunger, The Olive Garden, CeCe McDonald, college rankings, sitcom cities, Amway, PTSD, "hiking while black" and moar!

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Some very ’90s advice on how to have cybersex on the internet. A new study finds that men are more attracted to women who listen to them. Rolling Stone profiles CeCe McDonald. Alexandra and Elizabeth Deustch on why we need a new ERA. “I won’t presume to speak for all women of color so I will [...]

40 Under 40: Prison Turned CeCe McDonald Into An Activist

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

CeCe McDonald Speaks Freely

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 Talks Race, Trans Issues On Take Part Live

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

Transgender Activist “CeCe” Talks Prison Time For Manslaughter In A Mens’ Prison [Video]

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

Reina Gossett, CeCe McDonald and Dean Spade Sit Down to Talk Prison Abolition

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...

2014 Trans 100 Includes CeCe McDonald, Fallon Fox

Activist CeCe McDonald, athlete Fallon Fox, and writer Parker Marie Molloy are among the accomplished selectees of this year's Trans 100. Featured Image: read more

CeCe McDonald: Rebuilding Her Life After 19 Months in Prison

As the documentary around CeCe McDonald's life will show, prison isn't safe for anyone, especially transgender women. Featured Image: read more

"Black Trans Bodies Are Under Attack": Activist CeCe McDonald, Actress Laverne Cox Speak Out

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

ICYMI: Mathematical Mystery, Street Harassment, Dragons, and Abortion. All Sans Michael Stipe.

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

WATCH: CeCe McDonald Makes First Television Appearance Following Release From Men's Prison

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

CeCe McDonald, the case of Black Trans People and High Rate of Violence

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.”

Let’s Celebrate Laverne Cox’s Book Deal and Read These 6 Memoirs By Trans Women Of Color

2 years agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

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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