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

4 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

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 Advocate.com 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

3 months 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...

CeCe McDonald Released from Prison, Greeted by Laverne Cox

Transgender folk hero CeCe McDonald walks free after being paroled two thirds of the way through her sentence for manslaughter. Featured Image: read more

Transgender Woman CeCe McDonald Released from Prison

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.

Photo of the day: CeCe McDonald released from prison

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 [...]

Transgender Activist CeCe McDonald Released Early from Prison

3 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

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...

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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

Trans Woman Cece McDonald Released Early From Men's Prison

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Cece McDonald, the trans woman who was imprisoned for stabbing a man who attacked her, is now free, after 19 months in a Minnesota corrections facility. Read more...

CeCe McDonald Released From Prison

CeCe McDonald was the victim of a hate crime, a broken justice system, and a transphobic, violent prison complex. After serving 19 months in a men’s prison, Ms. McDonald was set free today. While we celebrate her release and are happy to see she is no longer behind bars, we question the system that put […]

CeCe is Free But So Much Work Remains

According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections website, CeCe McDonald is expected to be released today from the Minnesota men's prison where she has served 19 months of her 41 month sentence stemming from her controversial manslaughter...Show More Summary

Also.Also.Also: CeCe McDonald Gets Free While Issa Rae Gets Famous and Other Stories We Missed This Week

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

A historic lesbian union, a failed hunger strike, queer ladies in the lap of luxury, and the ultimate "fuck you" to Linda Harvey's anti-gay bullshit.

Transgender Woman Cece McDonald To Be Released From Men’s Prison

CeCe McDonald, a transgender Black woman who was sentenced to 41 months in a men’s prison, will be released. CeCe was attacked in Minneapolis by a group of people yelling racist and bigoted slurs, one of whom also threw a drink at her. CeCe stabbed and killed one of the men and claimed self-defense. She [...]

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