Last year, GLAAD examined the previous ten years of transgender inclusive television episodes, and found that more than half of those tracked were either negative or outright defamatory. Things haven't improved much since.
Geography Club, the new film which follows a group of LGBT teens who form a secret support group at their high school, is available now on iTunes and select theaters. Ana Gasteyer, who plays the advisor for the Geography Club, appeared on CBS' The Talk today to discuss the film.
In recognition of Transgender Awareness Week and the Transgender Day of Rememberance, GLAAD and TheWrap spoke with 11 trans actors, producers, writers and advocates to gather perceptions of trans representation in TV and film entertainment.
Tonight's episode of Glee on Fox included a storyline for transgender student Unique (Alex Newell) regarding access to restroom facilities at her public high school. All students deserve the same opportunities to be successful, and you can find resources and ways to help support trans youth now!