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Cincinnati.com - 30 Dec 2014 Vigils planned to mourn Leelah Alcorn
At least two vigils are planned in Greater Cincinnati in support of Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender girl who died of an apparent suicide. Cincinnati-based grassroots group Marriage Equality Ohio is hosting a vigil Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at ...
WOSU - 24 Aug 2018 Leelah Alcorn Documentary Debuts This Weekend
The 2014 suicide of 17-year-old transgender teen Leelah Alcorn put a national spotlight on the issue of conversion therapy, leading Cincinnati Council to ban ...
Cincinnati CityBeat - 14 Jun 2019 Documentary Honoring Leelah Alcorn's Story to be Screened at Urban Artifact
Chris Fortin and a clean-up crew beside a memorial for Leelah AlcornCourtesy of Zach Ruiter/Leelah's HighwayOn a stretch of I-71 near South Lebanon, Ohio, ...
WCPO - 28 Dec 2018 Leelah Alcorn honored on the fourth anniversary of her death
LEBANON, Oh — Four years after Leelah Alcorn's death, several people gathered on the side of Interstate 71 near South Lebanon to honor her life. "I'm out here ...
Cincinnati.com - 24 Jul 2018 Documentary about transgender teen Leelah Alcorn premiers Aug. 24 at the Woodward Theater
A documentary about Leelah Alcorn, the teenager whose death by suicide in December 2014 triggered awareness of the struggles of transgender people, ...
PRIZM News - 01 Nov 2018 Cincinnati's OutReels Film Festival Features Documentary About Leelah Alcorn
Creator of 'Leelah's Highway' says the Ohio teen's story 'needed to be told.' By Rebecca Huff. Leelah Alcorn was a 17-year-old Ohio girl trapped in the wrong ...
Cincinnati.com - 26 Dec 2017 Leelah Alcorn, 3 years later: update on the transgender revolution
Because of Leelah Alcorn and other pioneers, trans is in. In politics, in government, in medicine, in the military. In schools. In homes on suburban cul-de-sacs.
ABC News - 31 Dec 2014 Transgender Teen's Reported Suicide Note Goes Viral
A note reportedly left by a teen asking that her death expose the problems transgender people suffer has been cited by an Ohio official and prompted a police ...
TIME - 08 Jan 2015 Leelah Alcorn's Suicide: Conversion Therapy Is Child Abuse
We cannot allow religious beliefs to cross the line of medicine and harm our youth.
Cincinnati CityBeat - 07 Nov 2018 Documentary Short About Leelah Alcorn to be Screened at Cincy's OutReels Film Festival
The documentary, "Leelah's Highway," premiered this summer at the Cindependent Film Festival.
The Guardian - 29 Apr 2015 Transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn's death in Ohio was suicide, officials say
Investigation into 17-year-old's death, which prompted international discussion of transgender issues, has been closed, says state highway patrol.
ABC News - 09 Apr 2015 This Trans Teen's Heartbreaking Last Words Spurred White House Support
The death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn spurred a petition to end.
WCPO - 28 Dec 2017 Group remembers Leelah Alcorn and her wish for the world on anniversary of death
CINCINNATI -- In Leelah Alcorn's final hours, she pleaded for people to fix society and make the world a more accepting place. A small group gathered on the ...
The Independent - 15 Jan 2015 Leelah Alcorn suicide: Parents 'stopped best friend from going to transgender teenager's funeral'
A close friend of Leelah Alcorn, the 17-year-old who took her own life after her parents refused her demand to live as a woman, was allegedly prevented from ...
Daily Beast - 18 Jan 2015 Leelah Alcorn, and the Hardest Part of Being a Parent
I grieve with and for Leelah Alcorn's parents even as their story reminds me that at some point, parents have to let go.
Independent Australia - 18 Aug 2019 Reforming society the best way to minimise suicide
Sadness, depression, trauma and suicide can be better dealt with if we look to its social and economic causes, writes Gerry Georgatos.
WCPO - 13 May 2016 Did Leelah Alcorn lead to national change?
CINCINNATI -- As tragic as her death was, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn's decision to walk into the path of an oncoming semi in the early morning hours of Dec.
INTO - 05 Sep 2018 A Trans Teen Pleaded to 'Fix Society' Before Taking Her Life. This Documentary Listened
"Leelah's Highway" director Elizabeth Littlejohn on fulfilling Leelah Alcorn's wish for a more trans-affirming world.
WCPO - 20 Nov 2015 Stretch of I-71 dedicated to Leelah Alcorn
The Ohio Department of Transportation installed a touching tribute along a stretch of Interstate 71 in Warren County, in remembrance of local transgender teen ...
Cincinnati.com - 26 Dec 2015 On anniversary of Alcorn’s death, did anyone fix society?
A phenomenon of a changing culture, Alcorn's moral imperative spread across the world. In Cincinnati, things changed.