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Chagmion Antoine

Chagmion Antoine

Chagmion Antoine is an award-winning journalist, actor, and producer who has helped to shape media coverage regarding intersections of LGBT issues, gender, race, and politics. At 23 years old, she made history as the first openly LGBT female correspondent to be featured on a national news broadcast, working for CBS News and the Logo Channel (MTV's ground-breaking 24-hour gay network). She was also the co-host of AfterEllen's popular online talk show "She Said What?" Her other media appearances include cameos on VEEP and House of Cards. She is currently working on her first independent feature film. Follow her on Twitter here.

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Murders of Trans Women Highlight the Intersection of Racial and Gender-Based Violence

Murders of Trans Women Highlight the Intersection of Racial and Gender-Based Violence

April 18, 2017

There have been eight reported murders of transgender women in the U.S. in the first three months of this year, and all of the victims were women of color. These crimes highlight some alarming truths about gender-based and racial violence. More »

“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

May 23, 2016

At the Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, women and men broke silence about sexual violence and worked toward forgiveness, healing, and justice. More »