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Janet Mock remembers Lorena Escalera at #glaadawards

June 5, 2012

On Saturday night at the 23rd GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, Janet Mock, noted author, trans advocate and editor of People.com, joined GLAAD in calling for a meeting with staff members of The New York Times to discuss transgender issues.

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What to Watch: Tuesday, June 5

Tonight catch a new episode of Jane by Design; a shocking event rocks Rosewood on the season premiere of Pretty Little Liars; and Lea Michele guest stars on The Glee Project season premiere.

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June 4, 2012

Sundance Channel Ups Diversity on Television with Push Girls

Tonight the Sundance Channel will introduce audiences to Push Girls, a new reality series following five women living with paralysis. Though all five are wheelchair bound, the show demonstrates their lives are just as full and complicated as anyone’s, and includes a woman named Tiphany who dates both men and women.

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June 4, 2012

CeCe McDonald Sentenced Today; Supporters Still Fight

Today our thoughts are with CeCe McDonald, who faced sentencing in Minneapolis at the Hennepin County Government Center this afternoon.Read More

June 4, 2012

Video: Grey's Anatomy creator, Shonda Rhimes, receives Golden Gate Award, presented by Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz and Katie Lowes at #glaadawards

This past Saturday, Scandal stars Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz and Katie Lowes presented Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal) with the Golden Gate Award at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.Read More

Violence Against Transgender People and People of Color is Disproportionately High, LGBTQH Murder Rate Peaks

The murder rate of people who are LGBTQH is at its highest, according to a recently released 2011 report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report also shows that transgender women, people of color, and youth and young adults are at a disproportionately high risk of being victims of what the NCAVP terms hate violence.

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