Gigi Pierce, 28, is the 11th Trans Person Murdered in the US in 2018

transgender women

  A trans woman, 28-year-old Gigi Pierce of Boise, Idaho, was shot and killed in downtown Portland, OR. late Monday evening, May 21, 2018. The suspect is in custody. Gigi died on the scene after what’s been reported as a ‘disturbance’ between the two women. According to The Advocate, Gigi was found alive by first […]

Jamie, 52, Celebrates the Queer Tribe Rising #AMPLIFY

Jamie Shupe Pittsburgh

Editor’s Note: Jamie is a friend and a former contributor to this blog. I am so honored to have their contribution as the 150th post in the #AMPLIFY project. That’s a big milestone. Jamie’s milestone as the first legally recognized non-binary resident of the United States is pretty damn big, too. Read on … Name: Jamie […]

Where Would I Live?

If you were asked to spend a year living in a different location, where would you choose and why? So, my first impulse is to move to Europe. My very next thought is “what about the pets?” So I’m going to stick with a US location. My first choice would be Seattle and/or Portland. I’ve […]

Vigil Sunday Evening for Mollie and Mary Kristene – Victims of Hate Crime in Texas

Please join the GLCC and other groups organizing a vigil for the two young women assaulted and left for dead in a South Texas park. One of the women, Mollie Olgi 19, did not survive. Kristene Chapa, 18, survived but is in serious condition. Vigils have been organized across the nation to commemorate all women […]