News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
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.
Monica Roberts, legendary blogger and advocate who has worked tirelessly for the transgender community over the last two decades, is facing homelessness.
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.
LGBT leaders from Alabama submitted an op-ed to AL.com, calling on the city of Birmingham to pass a nondiscrimination ordinance that protects LGBT citizens.
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.
GLAAD @ Work: #spiritday, LGBT immigrants, anti-bullying in the African-American community, and more
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.
While it's easy for media to focus on churches struggling with LGBT people, other churches are making a quiet and not-so-quiet difference.