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As support for the equal treatment of trans women in Smith College's admissions policy grows, the school's administration has yet to make a firm commitment toward changing its policy. It is more important than ever for trans advocates and allies to speak out and let the college know that trans women belong at Smith.
Ally Robledo was served with trespassing charges on April 8th as she was leaving Rosauer's grocery store in Lewiston, Idaho. Robledo, who is openly transgender, was charged for using the women's restroom.
A plan for comprehensive immigration reform legislation was introduced by senators today, and it does not include same-sex couples. GLAAD urges a final bill that protects all immigrants, including LGBT people.
A McDonald's restaurant in Washington is upholding the state's non-discrimination policies with a letter, originally written in 2006, reminding customers and employees that they are free to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity.
Transgender women in Washington D.C. can now utilize the facilities in the John L. Young Shelter for Women. D.C. after superior court judge Geoffrey Alprin issued an order which requires the city funded shelter to stop denying transgender women access to the facility.
GLAAD has joined with fellow LGBT advocacy organizations to endorse a set of principles in support of fair and humane immigration reform. Many organizations are expected to sign on.
After a transgender teenager was ordered to a suspension by her Nova Scotia high school for using the women's restroom, the school board has dropped the punishment and is changing its policy to meet the needs of all students.
Today April 10 is National Immigration Day of Action, a day where organizations and advocates across the country march to pressure Congress to pass fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform, and over 25 LGBT organizations are standing in solidarity.
A bill that would provide transgender students equal access to facilities and programs based on their gender identity cleared California's state assembly Thursday, marking a major step forward for a population that has long faced discrimination in schools.
Her striking pop dance moves in spike heels and shimmering bodysuits, her "All the Single Ladies" Beyonce rendition and her steadfast committment to friends in New York and Puerto Rico will not be forgotten — and neither will the 25-year-old's mysterious murder.
Discrimination against transgender people is costing New York millions, according to a new report. The study, released yesterday by the UCLA’s Williams Institute, says that housing and employment discrimination cost the state millions of dollars as people lean on public assistance instead.
That summer, Edelmann sent an email to then-Purchase women’s coach Bill Kutner to make him aware of his transition.
A Riverside County Superior Court judge rejected California Baptist University’s request to dismiss a transgender woman’s civil-rights complaints against the school.
Media should stop distracting Americans with coverage about the political games being played around immigration reform, which reduces it to simply an "issue" and as a result divorces it from the people whose lives hang in the balance.
The New York-based National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) and the D.C.-based National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) are calling for action after recent killings of young transgender women of color.
The Red Lion Area School District (RLASD) has refused to change its policy regarding transgender candidates for prom court, nor will it agree to allow transgender students to use a name at graduation to match their gender identity, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).