On Saturday, join activists and advocates at the “Justice for All” rally in Burlington, North Carolina.
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The largest survey of transgender people conducted to date, The U.S. Transgender Survey from the National Center for Transgender Equality, sheds light on trans peoples' experiences with employment, housing, education, family life, poverty, discrimination, and violence.
Mic has published "Unerased: Counting Transgender Lives," a project looking at the epidemic of trans murders in America, written by journalist Meredith Talusan, a trans woman of color.
Among the over 30 people who lost their lives on Friday, December 2 in the Oakland, California fire, some of the victims were transgender. GLAAD reminds and urges journalists to apply these media guidelines when covering the story of the Oakland fire, and in other stories about transgender people.
With 27 transgender people killed, 2016 was the most deadly year on record in the United States for transgender people.
Nykolas Alford, HB 1523 plaintiff, reflects on how #MyMississippi treats its most vulnerable residents
"I am tired of hearing the "If you don't like it, leave" argument. How do we expect to become a better state when we are running everyone off? It is #mymississippi too. We are all Mississippi and together we can be the change that we want to see. "
This week at the TEDWomen Conference in San Francisco, songwriter and producer Tena Clark debuted her new gospel anthem “My My Mississippi.” The single honors the Magnolia State’s LGBTQ community and its relationship with the place they call home.
#MyMississippi amplifies the marginalized voices of those who have ever called the Magnolia State home.