Tag: black and transgender

All-New Episode: AIDS/LifeCycle Janora’s Journey & Black Transgender Women Speak Out!

ShareTweet Our all-new episode 109 of NoMoreDownLow.TV is now online! In this episode, we introduce you to positive role models in the black transgender community – Meet Valerie Spencer, an HIV/AIDS activist and Janet Mock, editor of People.com, who are re-defining transgender stereotypes. Plus, Carolyn Wysinger talks about coming out of the closet and how she […]

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Black Transgender Basketball Player on ESPN

ShareTweet ESPN is featuring a story on black transgender NCAA basketball player Kye Allums on Sunday’s ‘Outside the Lines.’   OutSports has been following Kye’s story, since he came out as transgender in November 13, 2010.  According to the site, Kye Allums introduced himself to the NCAA basketball world at the Best Buy Classic in Minneapolis […]

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Transgender Black History Month: Lucy Hicks Anderson

ShareTweet In honor of Black History Month, BlackAmericaWeb profiled Ms. Lucy Hicks Anderson, a transgender woman who lived from  of 1886-1954.   According to the article, Lucy was “the first transgendered black person to be legally tried and convicted in court for impersonating a woman.  During the trial, Anderson, who had been living the life of […]

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