Transgender

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

Katie Couric talks to transgender teen author Jazz on Yahoo News

On a new segment from Yahoo News with Katie Couric, Katie sat down with Jazz Jennings, a 14-year-old girl who has been sharing her story with the world about being young and transgender. When she was just 6, Jazz first appeared in the media and has been speaking out about her experience ever since.

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October 24, 2014

Trans Texan trailblazer Monica Roberts needs her community

Monica Roberts, legendary blogger and advocate who has worked tirelessly for the transgender community over the last two decades, is facing homelessness.

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Lawsuit filed for detained trans girl treated 'as a boy' by CT child welfare

Lawyers for a transgender 16-year-old girl, known in court documents only as Jane Doe, are suing Connecticut's Department of Children and Families and prison officials, alleging that Doe's traumatizing isolation in solitary confinement throughout this year violates her constitutional rights.

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U.S. Marine accused of killing Filipina trans woman misses first court hearing

Today, a U.S. Marine suspect subpoenaed by Philippine authorities for the murder a local transgender woman, 26-year-old Jennifer Laude of Olongapo, did not appear in court to face charges.

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GLAAD @ Work: #spiritday, LGBT immigrants, anti-bullying in the African-American community, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
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VIDEO: Laverne Cox lights the Empire State Building purple for #spiritday

The Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox lit the iconic Empire State Building purple for Spirit Day. This is the first time that the world's most famous office building went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying.

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All Access: GLAAD launches new online video series, kicks off with Laverne Cox

GLAAD: All Access is an online series featuring news-makers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. For the premiere episode, host Claire Pires, sits down with Laverne Cox.

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Transgender organizations go purple for #spiritday

Today, transgender organziations across the country are joining millions of people to go purple for Spirit Day to take a stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth. Check out some of the great organizations showing their purple today below.

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