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Area college students organized a march and rally in Mount Vernon Square to draw attention to problems faced by the transgender community, following teenager Leelah Alcorn’s suicide.

Rally Promotes Transgender Rights

Transgender teen Leelah Alcorn’s suicide sparked the support of trans activists and community members, who gathered at the Justice for Leelah Alcorn Rally and March, organized by students from area colleges in Mount Vernon Square on Saturday. Seventeen-year-old Alcorn committed suicide by walking into oncoming traffic on an interstate freeway outside[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DAN GANNON / THE HOYA
Protesters gathered to mourn the passing of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teenager from Ohio

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12 – Jan. 16 include a transgender rights protest in memory of Leelah Alcorn, a women’s basketball 69-61 victory over Providence on Saturday, a presentation by Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. on human dignity issues and more. View More Galleries

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Photography, Uncategorized