#Trans Women

Wisconsin Man Arrested and Charged With Killing Transgender Woman 

The witness heard a gunshot and Regina Allen “scream out, ‘I’m shot’” A Wisconsin man is accused of killing a transgender woman he met at a gas station. Clayton Hubbird, 31, is charged with first degree reckless homicide in the killing of Regina Allen, who was known as Mya, on Aug. 29. According to the criminal complaint obtained by PEOPLE, Allen was able to call 911 and speak to an officer and give a description of the shooter before she died.   "The victim told [the officer] that she had...
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Ongoing discrimination leads to a setback in prevention, treatment of AIDS

The world is losing the battle against AIDS due to ongoing discrimination around preventative medicines, testing and treatments, an international conference has been warned. While there has been progress in tackling the disease, the latest report from the United Nations AIDS program (UNAIDS) shows that in the past two years there has been a “frightening” setback in prevention, treatment and funding for the AIDS response.

British Rowing chair calls for 'open' category for transgender athletes

The chair of British Rowing has called on the sport's world governing body to follow swimming's lead and create an "open" category for transgender athletes "out of concern that there is a threat to the hard-fought-for progress in women's sport." Transgender rights have become a major talking point as sports...

Governor candidates Kelly and Schmidt split over a Kansas transgender sports ban

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — The two leading candidates for Kansas governor sparred Wednesday over how to let transgender athletes compete in girls' and women’s sports. Republican Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said transgender athletes pose a threat to Title IX, the federal education law barring discrimination based on gender. The law is credited for elevating athletic opportunities fo women's and girls' high school and college students.