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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Today we celebrate the landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that ruled the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' unconstitutional. Today at 1:30 EST, The Religious Institute on SCOTUS Marriage Decisions will be holding a worldwide Twitter worship on today's SCOTUS decisions.
Many in the media took this story as a chance to educate audiences about the challenges facing transgender children, but others still have a lot to learn.
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After meeting with GLAAD and other transgender community leaders, the Los Angeles Times sent a reporter to cover Trans Pride L.A. on Saturday. We believe this is the first time the LA Times has covered Trans Pride since it started in 2000.
GLAAD staff met with over a dozen senior execs in charge of entertainment programming at CBS for an honest discussion about CBS' recent history of problematic transgender media representations and ways in which GLAAD can help CBS create more fair and accurate portrayals of our community.
This is the first ruling in the nation holding that transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms that match who they are, and the most comprehensive ruling ever supporting the rights of transgender people to access bathrooms without harassment or discrimination.
In an op-ed, GLAAD's acting president denounces Congress' political games in the immigration reform debate that play with the lives of real people.
Friday marks the beginning of Trans Pride L.A. 2013, presented by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and co-sponsored by Gender Justice LA, Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival, and the Transgender Law Center. GLAAD is the official media sponsor for Trans Pride L.A.