HB 2414, which would bar transgender students in public schools and public institution of higher education from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity, is up for consideration by the Tennessee House's Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee on March 1.
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Debunking the 'Bathroom Bill' Myth – Accurate Reporting on LGBT Nondiscrimination: A Guide for Journalists
Debunking the "Bathroom Bill" Myth – Accurate Reporting on LGBT Nondiscrimination: A Guide for Journalists dispels the myths that are often used to demonize transgender people. We've created this guide in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT organizations to ensure fair and accurate reporting, and we will be working to get into the hands of every journalist covering these important issues.Read More
Today, GLAAD released a media guide for journalists covering stories related to LGBT nondiscrimination, in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT advocacy organizations.
Despite a rise in awareness of issues facing transgender people, the number of anti-transgender bills proposed in 2016 is twice that of 2015, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign.
The GLAAD Wrap: Athena Film Festival kicks off; 'Faking It' releases trailer; music from Alex Newell, Rayvon Owen
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
Today Carter Covington, the creator of MTV's hit show "Faking It," announced that season three will include a new transgender character.
GLAAD urges the media to share the perspectives of transgender South Dakotans on HB 1008, and to hold South Dakota legislators accountable for their biased and inaccurate statements about transgender people.
President Barack Obama praised Ellen for owning who she is, empowering others and changing hearts and minds towards the LGBT community.
Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman from Georgia, has brought international attention to the abuse and the lack of medical attention that incarcerated transgender inmates face.