Tag: Mississippi

Trans woman murdered in Mississippi

Dee Whigham, 25, a transgender woman from Shubuta, Miss., was found dead in a motel room in Biloxi on July 23. She is the 16th trans person to be murdered in the U.S. this year.

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Today is Day of Silence

Day of Silence is a student-led national event that brings attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools promoted by GLSEN — the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network.

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Mississippi passes anti-gay hate law

The Mississippi legislature passed an anti-gay “religious freedom” on Tuesday bill similar to the one vetoed in Arizona. The law legalizes anti-gay discrimination as long as it’s done in the name of religion.

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