Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.
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The Glee Project's Tyler Ford, a 21-year-old multi-racial transgender contestant, spoke with GLAAD this week about his story, his experience on The Glee Project and his hopes going forward.
Yesterday, GLAAD and several other LGBT, civil rights, faith and labor organizations held a press conference at the historic Stonewall Inn to rally together against New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy and to announce joint support for the June 17th silent march against police harassment.
On Saturday night at the 23rd GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, Janet Mock, noted author, trans advocate and editor of People.com, joined GLAAD in calling for a meeting with staff members of The New York Times to discuss transgender issues.
Today our thoughts are with CeCe McDonald, who faced sentencing in Minneapolis at the Hennepin County Government Center this afternoon.
The murder rate of people who are LGBTQH is at its highest, according to a recently released 2011 report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report also shows that transgender women, people of color, and youth and young adults are at a disproportionately high risk of being victims of what the NCAVP terms hate violence.
What does Mother's Day really mean? Stephanie B. explains how she and her family celebrate diversity and acceptance.
En esta edición de LGBT en Español: abordamos la cobertura de medios de habla española sobre las llamadas "terapias reparativas," el apoyo de Obama para el matrimonio igualitario, el Día Internacional Contra la Homofobia y Transfobia, ¡y más!
In this edition of LGBT en Español, see how Spanish-language media outlets covered so-called "reparative therapies," Obama's support of marriage equality, and International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, & more!
Honey Dijon, the popular house-music D.J., finds herself a role model for transgender people.
A man accused of attacking a transgender woman in D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood in August had his trial on a charge of simple assault pushed off for almost two months following the government's motion to continue the case, thereby delaying the start of trial, originally set to begin today.
Minnesota is doing better than most neighboring states, Gov. Mark Dayton told legislators and Minnesotans Wednesday night in his third State of the State address. And it is doing better than two years ago, he added.
A 30-year-old rights activist is vying to become Ecuador's first transsexual lawmaker.
The Brown Student Health Insurance Plan will cover 14 different sexual reassignment surgery procedures starting in August, Director of Insurance and Purchasing Services Jeanne Hebert confirmed in an email to The Herald.
In today’s economy workers should not have to choose between keeping their jobs and caring for a sick partner, spouse, or child.
Is there a hidden, transgender voting bloc ripe for a political awakening? At least one Thai politician seems to think so.
The New York Times’ “Ethicist,” Chuck Klosterman, offered a disappointing response to a transgender reader on Friday.