UPDATED: 22 Year Old TWOC Shade Schuler Found Murdered in Dallas

Shade Schuler Transgender

Another tragic loss, this time from Dallas. A 22-year-old trans woman of color, known as Ms. Shade, was identified this week after her body was found in late July. From Lone Star Q: On Monday, police identified the body of Shade Schuler, which they found July 29 in a vacant field just west of 5600 […]

TWOC Amber Monroe Murdered in Detroit #SayHerName

Amber Monroe Transgender

Amber Monroe, a 20 year old trans woman of color, was murdered in Detroit this weekend. She’s the 3rd transwoman to be murdered in the past 17 days in the United States. While details are still limited, Equality Michigan released a statement: The body of 20-year old Amber Monroe was found murdered in Detroit this […]

Update on the Murder of Mia Henderson #SayHerName

Mia Henderson

Sober, but good news out of Baltimore – police have made an arrest in the murder of Mia Henderson. Mia was killed in July 2014, stabbed repeatedly and left in the street. She was 26. Shawn Oliver, 44, of Hagerstown, Maryland was arrested and charged with first and second degree murder in addition to other […]

Vic Lives Closeted in Westmoreland County #AMPLIFY

Westmoreland LGBTQ

Read the entire AMPLIFY LGBTQ Q&A archive. AMPLIFY LGBTQ is a new occasional series of blog posts designed to give a “signal boost” to the voices of our LGBTQ neighbors throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are using a Q&A format and will minimize editing their responses. The questions, however, may change as we ask each participant to […]

Update on the Murder of Candra Keels #SayHerName

Candra Keels

Domestic violence within the LGBTQ community is a taboo topic. Much like family based violence, it is something that we disregard and shoosh off to the side of the conversation around the epidemic of violence sweeping through our community, particularly among QTPOC. In January, a 20 year-old young woman of color named Candra Keels was […]

Tony Believes Everyone in the LGBTQ Community Matters. Everyone. #AMPLIFY

Western Pennsylvania LGBT

Read the entire AMPLIFY LGBTQ Q&A archive. AMPLIFY LGBTQ is a new occasional series of blog posts designed to give a “signal boost” to the voices of our LGBTQ neighbors throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are using a Q&A format and will minimize editing their responses. The questions, however, may change as we ask each participant to […]

Brandon Believes Pittsburgh Should Have Better Trans Health Resources #AMPLIFY

Western Pennsylvania LGBT

Read the entire AMPLIFY LGBTQ Q&A archive. AMPLIFY LGBTQ is a new occasional series of blog posts designed to give a “signal boost” to the voices of our LGBTQ neighbors throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are using a Q&A format and will minimize editing their responses. The questions, however, may change as we ask each participant to […]

Cindy Has Been Fundraising for the GLCC For 14 Years #AMPLIFY

LGBTQ Western Pennsylvania

Read the entire AMPLIFY LGBTQ Q&A archive. AMPLIFY LGBTQ is a new occasional series of blog posts designed to give a “signal boost” to the voices of our LGBTQ neighbors throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are using a Q&A format and will minize editing their responses. The questions, however, may change as we ask each participant […]

Arrest in the Murder of 25 Year Old Trans Woman India Clarke

India Clarke

India Clark’s friend Charles Thompson has mixed feelings about the arrest in the murder of his 25-year-old trans woman friend. “I’m not glad, because (India’s) gone,” he said. “But I’m glad they did investigate it and her life mattered enough for them to try to find who harmed her.” According to the Tampa Bay Times, […]

66 Year Old Trans Woman K.C. Haggard Was Murdered in Fresno on Thursday

K.C. Haggard

K.C. Haggard was on the street, reportedly during a routine nocturnal walk around her neighborhood, when she was brutally stabbed and left to die in the street. She was 66 and newly out. The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the homicide of K.C. Haggard, a transgender woman who was stabbed to […]