Black Trans Man Shot to Death in Miami

Tee Arnold Lagend Billions

Tee Arnold, 36, was also known as ‘Lagend Billions’ by friends and family A 36 year old trans man has died days after being shot in Hallandale Beach, Florida on April 3, 2024. He was rushed to the hospital where he died four days later. His name was Tee Arnold, he was also known as […]

Podcast Tuesday: This is a New Thing

Sharing podcast episodes to try something new. There are some podcasts you might want to add to your list. LGBTQ focused, they explore all of the news you rarely hear elsewhere. I’m going to try to embed the latest episodes weekly in a roundup format. I’m not planning to create a podcast, but I would […]

Watch! Two Videos of My Black Cats of TikTok

First video is the brothers Stefano DiMera and Spencer Cassadine (yes, their mother is named Helena Cassadine) goofing around. They will be five years old in October. @pghlesbianblog our sweet babies #cat #cats #catsoftiktok #blackcat #brothers #siblings #rescue #love #fyp #share #video #Kodaline #growingup #dinner #food #catlover #catholic #catlady #catvideo #cute #sweet #babiesoftiktok #Newpost #tnr […]

Brutal 2015 Murder of a Young Trans Woman in Columbus

Ryan Zimmerman was a 21-year-old trans person from Kentucky who went missing in Columbus, Ohio, in 2015. The ex-spouse of her male partner and the spouse’s new wife killed her in 2015. Most of this information, including her identity, recently came to light. ContentNote: anti-trans violence, murder, dismemberment, missing persons The Crime Based on this […]

The reasons my blog is not sustainable. Nor am I.

My blog is not sustainable People often point out to me that my blog model is not sustainable. They seem to think this is important information for me, something I don’t know. Mediasplaining, perhaps? Should sustainability aka financial self-sufficiency define the value of media? Or the folx creating the media? Should it define anyone? Does […]

Two Arrested in the Death of Trans Woman Cecilia Gentili

Cecilia Gentili

In February, friends and family gathered to mourn the unexpected death of beloved trans activist, Cecilia Gentili. This month two people have been charged Monday for allegedly distributing the heroin and fentanyl that caused her death. The Crime Text messages, cell site data, and other evidence showed that 52-year-old Antonio Venti of Long Island sold […]

87 Trans Voices on the Trans Day of Visibility

Transgender Awareness Week

The Trans Day of Visibility is dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, as well as a celebration of their contributions to society. I spend too much time – by necessity – writing about violence targeting the trans community. Today, I offer you different content. From 2015-2018, we collected stories directly from […]

If Pittsburgh Trans Folx Need a Sign, the Protect Trans Kids Project is Here

Protect Trans Kids

The Protect Trans Kids Project (#PTK) is needed now more than ever. Thus, Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities is reinvigorating this public show of support for the trans community. You can request a sign, sticker, or pen at this link. There is no charge for these items, but we do rely entirely on donations. #PTK took a […]

Updates Are People or Spreading My Truth

An update is important, especially when the storyline involves people we value. That’s probably why we love franchise movies so much – we want another chapter, a way to stay connected to characters who are important to us. That includes those who are fast and furious as well as those who avenge us. See what […]

PA House Republicans Introduce Package of Anti-Trans Bills

A week before the Trans Day of Visibility, a group of Pennsylvania legislators have introduced a package of anti-trans bills targeting students and educators. Surprise – they are Republicans. The package of bills are framed around protecting free speech as well as also defending parents and teachers. ‘Parents rights’ transcend the rights of students. They […]