"When you lose someone like that, the pain is immeasurable. How do you replace that? How do you replace your No. 1 fighter?"
Kate Sosin OeserAn Update on Monica from
There were no signs of trauma, according to police.
Monica's close friend Dee Dee Watters stated earlier that news reports of a hit-and-run were inaccurate, and she will share more as she is able.
‘I got tired of them being disrespected in death,’ says Monica Roberts about the misgendering of trans murder victims whose names and stories she publishes on her blog, Transgriot.
Kate Sosin OeserThere has never been anyone like Monica Roberts,
@TransGriot, for trans people & reporting. My work is possible because of her, and she always picked up the phone for me/ all who had questions or wanted advice. I can't imagine a world without her.
A 2018 Atlantic cover story about families with transgender teenagers misgendered its cover model and crossed ethical boundaries in the process.
Kate Sosin Oeser"Acts of misgendering can trigger bouts of gender dysphoria in trans and gender non-conforming people, as well as have other adverse effects on mental health and well-being."
Such an important story by @femme_thoughts
Intersex youth surgeries have deep ties to racism in the U.S. Last month, Lurie Children's Hospital became the first in the country to end the operations.
Kate Sosin OeserIntersex youth surgeries have deep ties to racism in the U.S. we don't talk about.
For @SeanSaifaWall, that history informed his fight to end the surgeries at Lurie and beyond.
My latest at @19thnews
In recent years, trans people and issues have become hypervisible in the media. While many outlets have published some thoughtful, accurate stories, too much of that coverage has failed their audie…
Kate Sosin OeserThe more I visit the @TransJournalist Style Guide, the more grateful I am that we now have this to share best practices in the industry.
Editors have so long asked me questions about this stuff, and it's all here
The decision, announced Monday, comes a year after the death of Layleen Xtravaganza Cubilette-Polanco, who died after having an epileptic seizure in her cell.
Kate Sosin OeserThe NYC Board of Corrections told me they want pass a rule to end solitary confinement this October after Layleen Polanco's death. @NYCMayor doesn't need to sign off.
Latest at @NBCOUT
Out of 4,890 transgender state prisoners, NBC News was able to confirm only 15 cases in which a prisoner was housed according to their lived gender.
Kate Sosin OeserThis has taken me more than a year to investigate.
Out of 4,890 transgender state prisoners, @NBCNews could only confirm 15 cases in which a trans person was housed according to their gender.
Proud to bring you this investigation w/ @BrockStoneham