Images of transgender women or men dressed as women have an unfortunate and longstanding place in canon of horror film, going back to iconic films like Psycho and Silence of the Lambs. Autostraddle examines how the defamatory tradition is continued in the latest horror smash, Insidious 2, and why the trope is dangerous for general audiences to accept and traumatizing for trans viewers to witness. Read the full article here.
GLAAD Southern Stories will elevate the experiences of LGBT people in six of the nation's southern states. The initiative amplifies stories of LGBT people thriving in the South, ongoing discrimination, as well as the everyday indignities endured by LGBT people who simply wish to live the lives they love, including stories of family, stories of faith, stories of sports, and stories of patriotism