Rasheeda Williams, also known as Koko Da Doll, who starred in Sundance Film Festival doc Kokomo City, was fatally shot in Atlanta.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Anti-LGBTQ+ violence is a part of a plague of hate engulfing the nation.

Elise Malary had dedicated her life to "lifting up" the Illinois LGBTQ community through her advocacy work. Now, her death is renewing fears of violence against Black trans women, in particular.

As one of the most notable Black trans actresses in Hollywood, Laverne Cox shared she's still subjugated to the same hatred and violence that's taken the lives of too many Black trans women.


Deadly attacks against Black trans women have reached crisis levels after Cameron Breon's killing pushed this year's violent death toll higher for the LGBTQ community.

Activists and Black transgender leaders continue to demand more.