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...
[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
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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 [...]
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.