Posts by Andy Kang

GLAAD Co-Chair on CBS News: Few are at greater risk than transgender citizens

July 8, 2014

New York Times best-selling author and GLAAD's national co-chair, Jennifer Finney Boylan, shared with CBS News the issues and actions – those regarding transgender equality – that are most important to her in today's civil rights movement as a part of their "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement" series.

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July 7, 2014

Houston Equal Rights Ordinance faces opposition through ballot referendum

As advances with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance attract attention from local and mainstream outlets, GLAAD urges the media to be mindful of the myths and the facts.

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July 1, 2014

During World Cup, GLAAD calls for news coverage of anti-trans violence in Brazil

With the media flocking to cover news aside from the World Cup in Brazil, news outlets and publications would do well to keep in mind the brutal situation for transgender individuals in the Roman Catholic nation.

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July 1, 2014

Federal employees will be protected from workplace discrimination on basis of gender identity

Last night, President Obama spoke at the White House's Pride Month Celebration about LGBT-inclusive policy shifts and announced that he will sign executive orders to ban federal workplace discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

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June 30, 2014

Laverne Cox leads NYC's 2014 Pride Parade as Grand Marshal

Yesterday, Orange is the New Black star, Laverne Cox, served as a Grand Marshal in New York City's 2014 Pride Parade, marking the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, along with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Executive Director, Rea Carey, and “Frozen” star, Jonathan Groff.

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June 26, 2014

NYC Children's Services releases Safe & Respected, a Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Best Practices Guide

The guide covers current situations, policy, best practices, and practices to avoid across different issues for serving TGNC children involved in government programs and services.

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June 26, 2014

GLAAD congratulates Tona Brown, first transgender woman of color to perform at Carnegie Hall

Last night, Tona Brown made her debut at Carnegie Hall as the first transgender woman of color to perform in the iconic venue.

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June 25, 2014

The Switch, a transgender comedy series, launches fundraising campaign to complete first season

Yesterday, a landmark comedy series called The Switch launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the first season. The show will focus on transgender people and their experiences.

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