We mourn Gwynevere River Song the 17th transgender US citizen murdered in 2017

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Whatever else is going on globally this week in these very tough and trying times, we still need to take a moment to honor the memory of Gwynevere River Song who was the 17th transgender person to be killed in the United States in 2017.  Song, aged 26 and a 2015 graduate of the University of … Continue reading



TeeTee Dangerfield : the 16th transwoman of color killed in 2017

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  Just take a moment out to today to think of TeeTee Dangerfield. You would have not heard of her until now but 32 year old TeeTee was fatally shot in College Park, Georgia, on Monday morning for just being herself. She was the 16th transgender person of color to be killed in 2017. To … Continue reading




Close Knit

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Japanese writer/director Naoko Ogigami’s latest movie is a delightfully sensitive family story that puts a refreshing slant on the continuing dialogue about the transgender community that is the focus of more and more films these days. 11 year old Tomo (an enchanting and rather sanguine Rin Kakihara) has a single parent mother who has a habit … Continue reading




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