Posts by Mik Kinkead

Vigil Held for Lateisha Green

November 19, 2008
A vigil was held last night for Lateisha Green, a 22 year-old African American transgender woman. Lateisha, also known as Teish, was murdered Monday in Syracuse, NY. Read More


November 17, 2008

New York Times Documents Transgender Disenfranchisement

We had posted earlier on how transgender people were being alluded to, but not directly mentioned, in nationalRead More

November 17, 2008

An Introduction to the Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance will be observed this Thursday, Nov 20. To commemorate the day, GLAAD will be blogging about issues relevant to the Day of Remembrance throughout the week.Read More


November 3, 2008

Coverage of Voter Disenfranchisement Alludes to Transgender Voters

Voter disenfranchisement has been a hot topic in media coverage since the 2000 presidential elections. After media investigations into disenfranchisement in 2000 and 2004, the issue has come into the spotlight again as Election Day draws near. Read More

October 23, 2008

Negative Transgender Imagery in Horror Films Explored

From Silence of the Lambs to The X Files: I Want to Believe, horror and suspense films have long demonized transgender cRead More

October 11, 2008

Hate-Crimes Against Transgender People Grow but Community Response Deepens

The ten-year remembrance of Matthew Shepard’s murder is also the ten-year remembrance of Rita Hester’s.Read More
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