Posts by Nick Adams, Director of Programs, Transgender Media

Transgender woman commits suicide following sports blog's decision to out her

Last week, the sports blog Grantland.com published a story titled "Dr. V's Magical Putter." What began as a story about the technology behind the "scientifically superior" Yar golf club devolved into an investigation of its inventor, Essay Anne Vanderbilt, also known as Dr. V. While fact-checking Dr. V's academic background, the author discovered that Dr. V was a transgender woman. When Dr. V learned that the article would reveal her transgender status, she demanded that the author respect her privacy - describing being outed against her will as a "hate crime." When this request was refused, Dr. V committed suicide in October, 2013.

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Oprah Winfrey & OWN support #SpiritDay

Oprah Winfrey and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network supported Spirit Day, with more LGBT programming on the way.

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Sundance Channel goes purple for #SpiritDay, sending a message of support to LGBT youth

The Sundance Channel is going purple and encouraging its many viewers to take and submit purple "selfies" to send a message of support to LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying.

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Four day celebration of playwright Terrence McNally at Skylight Theatre Company

This week, the Skylight Theatre Company in Los Angeles will honor the renowned playwright Terrence McNally with a four day, star-studded celebration - the first of an annual series honoring America's great playwrights.

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Carmen Carrera in glam W magazine photo shoot

Carmen Carrera has penned an autobiographical essay for W magazine, alongside a glam photo shoot by acclaimed photographer Steven Meisel.

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Sad turn for Adam on "Degrassi" in last night's episode (Spoiler)

Last night on TeenNick's "Degrassi," we lost one of the only two regular transgender characters on television.

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Guest Post: New York Fringe Festival preview of LGBT-inclusive shows

The 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival – playing various locations in downtown Manhattan from August 9 to 25 – features 185 different shows, roughly three dozen of which include lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender characters and/or subject matter.

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Exclusive interview: Dennis Starr of AMC's "Small Town Security"

GLAAD was given an exclusive interview with Captain Dennis Starr of AMC's "Small Town Security" as the second season comes to a close.

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