Trans advocate Janet Mock is featured today as LGBT History Month Icon of the Day in The Huffington Post’s Gay Voices section. The feature briefly shares Janet’s story of coming out in Marie Claire magazine and becoming a prominent voice in the transgender community through her social media campaign #girlslikeus. Janet will be honored with the Silvia Rivera Activist Award at the Silvia Rivera Law Project’s 10th anniversary celebration in November. You can see the full story on Gay Voices here.
GLAAD and Interscope Records today released “Hands,” a musical tribute to the victims of Orlando, featuring Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, Tyler Glenn, Selena Gomez, Halsey, Ty Herndon, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Kacey Musgraves, MNEK, Alex Newell, P!nk, Prince Royce, Nate Ruess, RuPaul, Troye Sivan, Jussie Smollett, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, and Meghan Trainor. The tribute will be made available in the U.S. at iTunes exclusively.