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Surprise! 50 Cent is back to his old tired transphobic ways. The 44-year-old hip hop artist is once again trolling his former G-Unit affiliate Young Buck over Buck’s alleged relationship with a trans woman. Last week, 50 Cent posted a photo on Instagram of a woman dressed in thigh-high black boots and urinating on the street, along with the caption: “Rare pic of Young bucks old lady LOL.” The post was shared with 50 Cent’s nearly 24 million Instagram followers, where it...

A homeless man has been arrested and charged with multiple aggravated assaults after allegedly stabbing a homeless transgender woman multiple times in downtown Austin, Texas. The stabbing was so bad that it “left the victim with her intestines hanging out of her body and a portion of her spleen had to be removed,” according to the local FOX News affiliate. The woman is now in critical condition. The stabbing occurred early Wednesday morning along the Waller Creek Trail near the Austin...

Team 10, the social influencer team of Jake Paul, a 22-year-old vlogger with 19 million YouTube subscribers, has been accused of transphobia after allegedly rejecting two trans women from entering their home. Lilah Gibney, a trans female blogger, claims that she and her best friend, Kendall Raindrop, had gone to Paul’s Team 10 house, a $7.3 million home with eight bedrooms and roughly 11 bathrooms where Paul and his cohorts plan new videos. The two women took an Uber to the...

Whether the beloved ’90s sit-com Friends was homophobic still sparks fierce debate among modern audiences and longtime fans. And, apparently, the show’s actors, as well. (Spoiler: It was! But it was also a product of its time.) Now, one of the actresses who played part of the show’s lesbian couple is sharing her thoughts about it. Jane Sibbett played Carol, the ex-wife of Ross, played by actor David Schwimmer. In the sit-com, Carol leaves Ross after coming out as a lesbian...

A new study has revealed a refreshing belief in light of the Trump Administration’s attacks on transgender people: a whopping 71% of the country approves of transgender people serving in the military. The news comes on the heels of renewed comments by Trump defending his ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces after that B.S. policy he announced on Twitter last summer that went into effect this past April. The survey, conducted by popular pollster Gallup, found that 88%...

A Fresno County Judge has tentatively ruled that transgender woman Maddie Wade didn’t experience “discrimination” or “harassment” when her Starbucks manager repeatedly misgendered her and cut her work hours after Wade began medically transitioning. Wade, a 19-year employee with the coffee chain, alleged that her manager Dustin Guthrie repeatedly called her “bro” and “dude” in front of other customers and co-workers after she began transitioning. After she complained, Guthrie allegedly cut Wade’s hours and told her to quit, driving Wade to...

Shakeela, the trans woman targeted in the gang attack (image via Facebook: Trans Action Pakistan)Shakeela, a 27-year-old trans woman living in Pakistan, was reportedly kidnapped, blackmailed, tortured and had her hair forcibly shaved  by a gang. Gangs have done the same thing to other trans women, sometimes even setting them on fire and killing them without ever being prosecuted for their crimes — and the local trans community is fighting back. In a press conference this week, Pakistan’s Trans Action...

Jack Phillips, the anti-gay owner of Colorado‘s Masterpiece Cakeshop, is being sued yet again for his refusal to bake a cake for a member of the LGBTQ community. But this time it isn’t a gay wedding cake he has refused to bake — it’s a cake celebrating someone’s gender transition. The story behind this latest lawsuit has a little slightly complicated legal history, but it all starts in June 2017 when Colorado lawyer Autumn Scardina called the Masterpiece Cakeshop asking...

Former JR’s manager and bartender, Carter Young (image via Carter Young’s Facebook page) This article has been updated with a response from Daniel Heredia, the Dallas resident who first posted Facebook videos of his trans friend being kicked out of JR’s. Last week, Queerty was first LGBTQ news outlet to report on an incident in which JR’s, one of the largest gay bars on Dallas’ gay strip, kicked out a trans female patron for seemingly no reason. Now, after being...

A still from Heredia’s video of his trans friend being ejected and shoved by bar security.Last night, Dallas, Texas resident Daniel Heredia posted a video showing his trans female friend Blair Jirousek being kicked out of JR’s, one of the largest gay bars on the city’s gay strip, for seemingly no reason. In a public Facebook post, Heredia wrote that when he, Jirousek and another friend walked up to the bar to order drinks, the bartender (who was also the...

Image via Twitter: Craig BrooksCraig Brooks — a gay, 26 year old employee of a Holiday Inn Express hotel in Austin, Texas — went viral after posting images of himself calmly denying a room to a woman who had called him a “f*cking n*gger” when making a reservation over the phone. The video is priceless, but just as other web users began applauding him, others quickly unearthed a handful of transphobic tweets he had made in the past. Brooks has since...

Jesusa Fidel Ventura Reyes (aka. Chucha), image via Jazz BustamanteJesusa Fidel Ventura Reyes was a 25-year-old trans woman living in Veracruz, an east coast Mexican state. Better known as Chucha, she had just started transitioning, had raven black hair and a love of fashion. Then, one night around May 17 — the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) — Reyes never came home. After 24 hours, her family called the police. Police later discovered her head in a cooler in front...

Aidan DeStefano talks to The Today Show (screen capture)In a win for transgender students, the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review Doe v. Boyertown School District which leaves in place a policy of allowing trans students to use the bathroom facilities that align with their gender identity. The policy has been in effect since 2016. The school district also provides private restrooms with lockers for any student, trans or otherwise, who may feel uncomfortable with the arrangement. ...

Nyla RoseWhile pro-wrestling has long struggled with stereotyped characters and queerphobic storylines, the sport continues making strides towards greater acceptance and equality. Take Nyla Rose, for example. Not long ago, she became the first trans woman to sign with a major American professional wrestling promotion, and she’s merely the latest in a small group of out trans wrestlers. In Japan, Rose is known as “the American Kaiju.” In America, she’s known as “the Barbie Breaker” and “the Native Beast.” She’s of the Native...

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