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Members of GLAAD's News Team met with reporters and editors at Newsweek to talk about transgender news coverage, LGBT story ideas, and information on issues facing transgender people.
Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org.
- Local and Regional News,
- People of Color,
- Religion and Faith,
- Spanish-Language Media,
- Young Adult
Two transgender women in West Virginia were denied their right to take their ID picture as their authentic selves. On two separate occasions the women were ordered to "take off their wigs and makeup" before being allowed to take an updated license photo.
GLAAD today applauded the list of nominees for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, which was among the most LGBT-inclusive list in Emmy history. Laverne Cox became the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy in an acting category. Cox received a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Sophia Burset in the hit Netflix Original Series 'Orange is the New Black.'