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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!
Today marks the kick-off of the three-day long Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (PTHC). With more than 2,000 people expected to attend, this 11th annual gathering represents the world’s largest trans-specific conference. According to its Web site, the conference offers “workshops and activities focused on the health and well-being of transgender people, communities and allies.”
“This is a historic day for human rights in the United States…starting today transgender and gender non-conforming people now have legal recourse if they face discrimination on the job," said Masen Davis, executive director of the Transgender Law Center (TLC). "We no longer have to be silent when we are fired or not hired simply for being who we are.”
“The Republican plan omits protections for the LGBT community, offers inadequate assistance to Native American women, and leaves out critical human trafficking provisions,” Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader, said in a statement.
A D.C. Superior Court judge this morning reprimanded Ahmad Robinson, accused of attacking a transgender woman in D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood in August, for not complying with release terms.
A member of Pakistan's transgender community is to contest upcoming general elections on a ticket of equal rights, saying the community has more to offer than begging or dancing at weddings.
Cadence Case knows all about the discrimination at jobs and in landing an apartment, the fear of bullying in the streets, the sideway glances and snickers, the wearisome daily effort of acting as expected.
The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada for two decades has served as a home away from home for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens and adults.
A new report by Open Society Foundations, "Transforming Health: International Rights-Based Advocacy for Trans Health," found that trans people across the globe are building alliances to promote health, end the discrimination and violence they face, and fight for policies that respect gender diversity and human rights.
The Directorate of Professional Standards has launched an investigation after Metropolitan Police officers were accused of mocking a transgender woman during an arrest in the heart of London’s LGBT community.
These six people are transgender and unemployed, homeless, living on food stamps or facing piles of debt.