In the News

2019

Transgender Women Challenge State Laws Blocking Name Changes — Truth Out, June 14, 2019

Transgender Chicagoans say police encounters can be dehumanizing. A new report says CPD is failing them. — Chicago Tribune, May 10, 2019

Punitive State Laws are Outing Trans People with Felony Convictions — Pacific Standard, May 9, 2019

Former prisoner, a transgender woman, tells of battle to choose her own name — Injustice Watch, May 8, 2019

2018

Name-change plan reaches milestone of 1,000 people — Windy City Times, Sept. 9, 2018

Owen Daniel-McCarter looks back on a decade of organizing in Chicago — Chicago Reader, Feb. 27, 2018

2017

Who Will Benefit From the Chicago Municipal ID? — South Side Weekly, Nov. 28, 2017

The Trans Day of Remembrance celebrates history, mourns losses — Uprise RI, Nov. 21, 2017

What’s In A Name? Transgender Felons Say Rules Lead To Harassment — WBEZ Chicago, Nov. 7, 2017

Why Diverse Zines Matter: A Case Study of the People of Color Zines Project — Publishing Research Quarterly, July 26, 2017

2016

Fighting For Transgender Equality & Justice — CUNY School of Law, Jan. 20, 2016

2015

TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE 2015 Citywide events honor fallen heroes — Windy City Times, Nov. 25, 2015

Trans activist Monica James to address UN on police violence — Windy City Media, Nov. 12, 2014

Zine Review: Hidden Expressions: Volume II – Women Write About Comics, Sept. 14, 2015

Transformative Justice Law Project holds open house — Windy City Times, March 11, 2015

2014

Statement on Day 5: “In case anything gets violent” : We Charge Genocide’s final day at the UN — We Charge Genocide, Nov. 14, 2014

2013

Check out Hidden Expressions, Vol. 1! — Prison Justice, Sept. 17, 2013

TJLP talks trans legal disparities at Chicago Bar Assn. — Windy City Times, Jan. 17, 2013

2012

Raising Awareness and Celebrating Expression this Thursday — Gapers Block, Jan. 31, 2012

2011

Fear and safety in Boystown — Windy City Times, July 13, 2011


Project files complaint on behalf of LGBT immigrant detainees
— Windy City Times, April 20, 2011

Transgender individuals involved in name-change project — Windy City Times, Feb. 2, 2011

2010

Transgender advocates discuss violence in Chicago — Windy City Times, Nov. 24, 2010