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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
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.
VIDEO: GLAAD national board of directors co-chair Jennifer Finney Boylan shares moving story of acceptance at #glaadawards
While introducing Transparent stars Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor at Saturday's 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, and in celebration of Mother's Day, GLAAD national board of directors and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan shared her very moving coming out story with the audience.
Miley Cyrus launches Happy Hippie Foundation; says not all her relationships have been "straight, heterosexual ones"
4.7 billion people live under regimes that restrict free expression of sexual and gender rights.
A new series, Transgender Today, launched by The New York Times, is telling the stories of transgender people and detailing "the challenges ahead" for the trans community. The first part was released this morning, with more to follow. Check out personal stories of triumph, love, and acceptance from trans people in the interactive project.
It takes more than just the LGBT community to speak up for LGBT people around the world.