leelah alcorn

Trans Teenager Leelah Alcorn’s Funeral Had To Be Moved Following Threats Against Her Family

The funeral for Leelah Alcorn, the trans teen who committed suicide last week, had to be moved after her family started receiving threats. [Cosmopolitan]
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Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Leelah Alcorn’s Mother Continues To Misgender Her: “We Don’t Support That, Religiously”

This past Sunday, 17-year-old transgender woman Leelah Alcorn committed suicide by throwing herself in front of a semi-truck because she couldn’t take being bullied and isolated by her religious parents…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Trans Teen Leelah Alcorn Should Not Have Felt She Had To Die In Order For Her Life To Mean Something

On Sunday afternoon, a grieving mother took to Facebook to mourn the loss of her child, posting the following message to friends and family.

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Robyn Pennacchia | December 30, 2014 - 3:30 pm