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Premiere of 'Ray Donovan' continues disrespectful portrayals of the transgender community on Showtime

The new Showtime series Ray Donovan premiered this past Sunday night, and unfortunately started things off with several scenes exploiting transgender people for "shock value" and a cheap laugh. What's worse, anti-trans material is becoming a pattern on Showtime, which is also one of the most LGB-inclusive networks on television.

Edge Premieres New 'Coming Out for Equality' PSA and Interview Featuring Kristen Johnston

GLAAD officially launched the Brett Ratner-directed "Coming Out for Equality" PSA series today, with a spot and interview featuring actress Kristen Johnston making its premiere on Edge on the Net.com. Visit glaad.org/ally to join the #AllyNetwork and take action for LGBT equality, and watch featured PSAs.

'Batgirl' Comic Introduces Transgender Character

When it was first announced in 2011 that DC Comics would be relaunching its entire line, writer Gail Simone told GLAAD that she planned to feature LGBT characters in the new books she was heading, including what would be "a first for mainstream comics." With the new issue of her ongoing hit series Batgirl, Simone made good on her word by revealing that Barbara Gordon's roommate Alysia is transgender.

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