Aug 17, 2016
Memoir "I Rise" by trans author Toni Newman has been turned into a short film called "Heart of a Woman" filming next week and directed by Keith Holland, featuring Angelica Ross, Justin Berti and Rachel Sterling as the 3 lead actors.
Mar 30, 2016
Feature Film Heart of a Woman based off Memoir I Rise Welcomes Executive Producers Ralph Portillo and Jamie Elliott of Hemisphere Entertainment to the team. The Director of the film is Keith Holland and Writer/Executive Producer is Alton Demore.
Nov 13, 2015
Radar Productions Presents Transgender Author Toni Newman reading from her memoir "I Rise - The Transformation of Toni Newman" at the San Francisco Public Library (Latino/Hispanic Room - basement level) on Tuesday, December 8, at 6pm and Hosted by...
Oct 13, 2015
Rising Voices: A Wake Forest LGBTQIA Alumni Conference will begin with a teach-in on Friday, October 23rd, with sessions co-facilitated by WFU alumni and current faculty members. A reception will follow the teach-in.
Sep 03, 2015
Fourth Annual 2015 Literary Soul Symposium in Washington DC on September 18-20 Featuring Authors Kevin Taylor, Toni Newman, Mike Warren, Mike O'Brian Evans, La Verne Washington, Craig Stewart, Otis Randolph, E'Yama Matturi and Aldaphie Johnson-Jones.
Aug 24, 2015
Toni Newman named Development Manager for Maitri Compassionate Care in San Francisco. Maitri is a state-licensed, 15-bed facility serving low-income and medically underserved individuals with late-stage, debilitating AIDS.
Mar 30, 2015
Transgender Author/Writer Toni Newman was honored on the 2015 Trans 100 list for trans work and activism. Her memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman and her writings for Huffington Post caught national attention for trans women of color.
Feb 16, 2015
Millennia Scope Entertainment Foundation presents "MILLENNIA SCOPE GALA". The first Post-Oscar/Academy Award Party for the LGBT Entertainment Community Featuring Jeffrey Tambor, Toni Newman, Ben Cory Jones, Martin Gero and Kirk Shannon-Butts.
Feb 02, 2015
Mona Parsa is an attorney, a former U.N. Human Rights Council participant, a researcher for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. She is the coeditor of Legal Briefs on Immigration Reform of the Top 25 Legal Minds in the Country.
Oct 20, 2014
Millennia Scope Entertainment Foundation (MSEF) Announces Fiscal Sponsorhip of Feature Film Heart of a Woman based off memoir I Rise. Heart of a Woman is based off Chapter 7 of I Rise by Transgender author Toni Newman. True story of triumph.