THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — In addition to the prison term, John Yeh was ordered to pay $20 million in restitution. Mr. Yeh is the former CEO of deaf services business Viable. He was convicted of conspiring to defraud the… Read More ›
Month: November 2011
Police agencies dubious behavior results in lawsuit by trans woman
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — After trans woman Erica Kay won an appeal on her grand theft conviction, she claims a warrant was left active long after the conviction was overturned. In addition, she states that city and state agencies… Read More ›
DRIVE BY PHOTOS: A Citroen that still runs! In pristine condition too!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Spotted chugging up a hill at 45 MPH, this near pristine Citroen looked way cool! I’m not going to guess the year of this one, but rather, leave it up to readers to educate me…. Read More ›
[UPDATE-2] Recall of Wis. Gov. Scott Walker reaches one million signatures!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — [UPDATED Jan 17, 2012: The Gov. Walker recall effort had one million signatures — nearly double the number needed — when they submitted the recall petition today. The matter is now in the hands of… Read More ›
Transgender American Samoan soccer player key to World Cup qualifying victory.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — In Polynesian culture, soccer player Jonny Saelua is part of the fa’afafine — to be a woman — biological males who identify as a third sex. Saelua appears to be the first trans person to… Read More ›
[UPDATED] Well-known transgender leader Sonia Masi shot dead in India
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — From DNA: “Sonia Masi aka Imran Ajmeri, who had emerged as the face of the transgender community in Gujarat, was shot dead near Rupali cinema by unidentified assailants on Thursday night. Sonia was better known… Read More ›
Let us not forget The Salvation Army discriminates against us!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Just say NO to the red kettle! The Salvation Army has a long history of discrimination. Indeed, the money you donate, may very well be used against you — the organization has actively attempted to… Read More ›
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber suspends capital punishment for duration his term.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber: “Let me be clear, I had no sympathy or compassion for the criminals or for anyone who commits the most heinous of acts – taking the life of another person.” Gov…. Read More ›
Federal judge blocks Alabama anti-immigration law denying mobile home permits & movements
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Known as HB-56, the strict Alabama anti-immigration law, prevented illegal immigrants from renewing mobile home permits or even moving them out of state. Portions of HB-56 were already blocked, but U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson… Read More ›
HUD secretary says trangender equality “a priority” in the Obama administation
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan: “the [Obama] administration is the first to view the fight for transgender equality “not as an issue — but as a priority.” Secretary Donovan made these… Read More ›
Des Moines city employee punished for last week’s harassment of a trans woman to collect on a bet.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Disciplinary action will be taken against the city employee who pulled a wig off an elderly trans woman in a bar to collect a bet. I reported on this incident here earlier this week (see… Read More ›
Fix-a-Flat Medicine — People can be stupid, even some trans people, but so what?
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — I first read a report about an unlicensed doctor and her Fix-a-Flat butt enhancement procedure in my local newspaper — the word “transgender” wasn’t mentioned. I thought, people can be stupid — not only to… Read More ›
Bar bet among city workers lead to harassed transgender woman.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Yup, witnesses say a group of Des Moines, Iowa Public Works employees harassed a trans woman during the department’s annual party at a bar. The bar manager believes the trans woman’s wig was ripped off… Read More ›
Proposed bill could silence Russian transgender advocates
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Russia’s dominant party proposed anti-trans/LGBTQ bill passed the first reading by a 27 to 1 vote in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city. The bill, proposed by United Russia, the party of Russian President Medvedev… Read More ›
Tragic news: 13 killed in fire at New Delhi, India, transgender gathering. (Updated)
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Yikes! This is right off the top of International News: From CNN: NEW DELHI, India — At least 13 people at a transgender gathering in New Delhi were killed Sunday in a massive fire, officials… Read More ›
A worthwhile read: “The Harsh Reality of Some Transgender Lives”
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance and I thought I’d share one of the better articles I’ve read about the slippery slope that leads to many transgender lives shortened, or a life in society’s gutter…. Read More ›
Tweet ‘joke’ about ‘tempting’ to assassinate Obama leads to firing of college GOP org. prez.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Y’all as tempting as it may be, don’t shoot Obama. We need him to go down in history as the WORST president we’ve EVER had! #2012.” — Lauren E. Pierce, president of the University of… Read More ›
Transsexuals who are “out” in the workplace have better job satisfaction.
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — (This article was edited March 1, 2017 to remove tags and other identification from people in the story due to harassment by a third party. The story remains factual as first written. Thank you.)… Read More ›
RUETERS STORY: Transgender people murdered as world resists change
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — While these things are nothing new or shocking for people living in the trans community, I did appreciate that mainstream media is reporting on this danger. I thought I’d share a few things I found… Read More ›
Arrested transgender woman denied ID change at DMV before going topless
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — She’s right though. Society can’t have it both ways. If the DMV says she’s not a female, she can’t be arrested for going topless. Andrea Jones, a transgender woman from Tennessee says she went topless… Read More ›
The recall of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker starts with neighbors.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — Organizers of the recall effort set up tables at the homes of Gov. Scott’s neighbors and invited people to come in and sign recall petitions. Around 1,000 people eventually gathered in the area and held… Read More ›
[UPDATED] Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill is now law.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — [UPDATE – Jan. 20, 2012 – the equal rights bill is signed into law– see below.] Mass. Governor Deval Patrick says he will sign the bill. Gov. Patric said: “I think we have hate crimes… Read More ›
Congrats to the filmmakers and subject of deaf transgender film “Austin Unbound”.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — The transgender-themed documentary “Austin Unbound” wrapped up its amazing premiere “weekend” with a showing Tuesday night (yesterday) at the Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival. It ended up being three showings in 4 days at two different venues…. Read More ›
[UPDATE-3] Trans widow of firefighter to appeal judge’s decision to deny death benefits.
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — [UPDATE -3 Jan. 25, 2012 — see below.] A judge recently ruled Nikki Araguz’s marriage to Captain Thomas Araguz was not valid because she was born a man, making her ineligible to receive $600,000 in… Read More ›
UK: Transsexual people get equal State Pension rights
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — From the UK gov. public services newsroom: Certain transsexual people can now apply for equal treatment rights for social security purposes. This could mean getting the State Pension paid early, or having some National Insurance… Read More ›