Oct 28, 2016
Heart of a Woman Short Film based off memoir I Rise - The Transformation of Toni Newman has finished shooting and is now in postproduction. Please support the film discussing transgender equality, sexuality and gender.
Sep 12, 2016
Transgender Author and Activist Toni Newman will be at the Literary Soul Symposium in Dallas Texas. She will be discussing her Memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman and Heart of a Woman short film based off the memoir.
Sep 09, 2016
Heart of a Woman short film starring Transgender Actresses Angelica Ross and Isis King is in postproduction and completed filming August 26, 2017 at Nvisionate Studios in Burbank, California.
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.