The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia is coming up fast on June 17, and a new video by the Free and Equal Campaign by the United Nations has encouraged us to look at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people in the face and learn about what they are doing with their lives.
In Africa, None on Record, a digital media organization that works with LGBT communities across the African continent and in the Diaspora, has produced a video series featuring LGBT youth and allies from all across the region.
A 7-year-old transgender girl from Kansas shared her story in a video posted to the New York Times. The Jackson family is deeply accepting of Avery and works as advocates for the transgender community.
According to Advocates for Informed Choice, a nonprofit organization advocating on behalf of intersex children, an estimated one in 2,000 babies is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or chromosome pattern that doesn’t seem to fit typical definitions of male or female.
Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor of the GLAAD Media Awards winning series Transparent presented the award in Outstanding TV Journalism Segment to MSNBC Live anchor Craig Melvin and Latta, SC Police Chief Crystal Moore.