Black women, Black Trans women, and MURDER

Black women, Black Trans women, and MURDER

In 2020, 350 Transgender people were killed worldwide. A fifth of them were in their own homes, and 44 of these killings happened here in the United States. This year has already produced a more than 100% increase in these murders in this country, and we

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Black trans service members welcome chance to again serve openly

Black trans service members welcome chance to again serve openly

Transgender US Navy Corpsman Akira Wyatt rises at 6 a.m. at Camp Pendleton each day to see sailors and marines for sick calls, and today she does so a little easier.

"Am I a Thembo?" and Other 2020 Questions

"Am I a Thembo?" and Other 2020 Questions

I, like many Americans, unexpectedly found myself with a lot of extra time on my hands last year. Between the sweet summer paranoia of whether or not I'd be snatched up again by the SPD for political dissidence; the constant, creeping anxiety of finding w

2020: A year in review for Seattle's LGBTQIA+ community

2020: A year in review for Seattle's LGBTQIA+ community

2020. I'm eager to turn the page not because I believe all the hype that 2021 will make everything better for my community or myself, but because with the new year comes new hope.

Astro's keynote speech at Transgender Day of Remembrance commemoration in Seattle Nov. 20

Astro's keynote speech at Transgender Day of Remembrance commemoration in Seattle Nov. 20

My name is Astro, and I use they/them pronouns. I am a Queer man-of-color, a social worker, a community organizer, a journalist, a student, a sex-worker advocate and a trans rights activist.

Family makes a pitch for inclusion in Eastside soccer league: #LetBobbyPlay

Family makes a pitch for inclusion in Eastside soccer league: #LetBobbyPlay

Bobby Jones is like any other 13-year-old boy in his Kirkland, WA community. He enjoys hanging out with friends, making art - especially drawing - and gushes about animals. He is fascinated by all of earth's remarkable creature.

{ICYMI} The Unique Mental Health Challenges Faced by Trans and Non-binary Individuals

By Elliot WilliamsIn recent years, the number of people who identify as transgender and non-binary has grown significantly.