Lizzo says Texas abortion and transgender policies violate human rights: ‘Very regressive laws being passed’
The Grammy-winning singer urged Texas politicians to "mind your business" when it came to a policy affecting transgender children and their families, and another restricting abortion access.washingtonpost.com
Paving the way: First trans woman of color in the U.S. to launch beauty brand has local ties
Jayla Roxx, a 26-year-old television personality and trailblazer in the LGBTQIA+ community, who once called Jacksonville home, spoke to News4Jax about becoming the first trans woman of color in the country to launch a beauty brand. “I didn’t even know that I was stepping forward and becoming the first Black trans woman to create such a wonderful brand,” Roxx said. I was able to create a platform for Black trans individuals like myself, and I ended up getting the main prize of $10,000,” Roxx said. After she moved from Jacksonville, Roxx flourished. The series is a coming of age story about a Black trans woman named Monica.
‘Harry Potter’ actors come out in support of trans community after J.K. Rowling’s comments
I know and love trans people, but erasing the concept of sex removes the ability of many to meaningfully discuss their lives. Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter himself, was the first star to make a statement on the matter. His thoughts were long, but to many “Harry Potter” fans, his words were very comforting. And in my opinion, nobody can touch that.”Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger, tweeted out in support of the trans community. Trans women are women, trans men are men and non-binary identities are valid.