Transgender

News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories

NYC: Join the Audre Lorde Project at the 11th annual Trans Day of Action this Friday

TDOA is a march and rally designed to bring together trans and gender non-conforming people of color and allies to rise up in solidarity and strength against violence and discrimination while honoring and continuing the struggle for justice, liberation, and recognition for all oppressed people worldwide.

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YouTuber Raymond Braun shares reflection on #SouthernStories Summer Tour

YouTube star Raymond Braun joined GLAAD for the inaugural Southern Stories Summer Tour. He was at all the stops, talking to people and sharing his experience of traveling through the US South. Now Raymond has come out with a video of his experience as a part of the tour.

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Transgender teenager Nicole Maines to guest star in "Royal Pains" episode

On June 23rd, USA Network is set to premiere an episode of Royal Pains featuring Nicole Maines, a prominent transgender teen guest starring as a transgender choreographer who discovers her hormone therapy may be endangering her health.

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Nevada to cover transgender health care for state employees starting in July

Starting July 1st 2015, Nevada state employees and their covered family members will have health coverage for transgender-related procedures and other medical expenses including mental health, hormone replacement therapy, and sex reassignment surgery.

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U.S. trans survey launches summer 2015

This summer, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) will launch their 2015 U.S. Trans Survey, the largest survey ever focusing on the lives and experiences of transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary people.

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Chris Mosier makes sports history as the first transgender man to join the US duathlon team

On June 6th 2015, out transgender man Chris Mosier finished 7th in the men's 35-39 category of the sprint duathalon at the Duathalon National Championship, earning him a spot on the national team which will represent the United States at the 2016 Duathalon World Championship in Spain, and making him the first openly transgender athlete to do so.
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