Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.
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Two recent polls, one from the Pew Research Center and the other from the Public Religion Research Institute, show growing support for marriage equality and transgender equality respectively.
It is often assumed that most Americans are not familiar with transgender people, but these survey results showed a surprising level of understanding and familiarity with transgender people.
Seeing Bobby Montoya expressing herself, seeking to join a venerable institution like the Girl Scouts, and eventually being accepted was an incredibly positive sign, and would have served as a perfect happy ending to this story - if some in the media had let it.
Two stories have emerged that highlight the conflict between the conservative beliefs of the Southern Baptist Convention and the reality that LGBT people exist and should be treated equally.
In their “Celebrate Love” column, Colorlines.com, a daily news site on racial justice issues, spotlighted LGBT families of color in Oregon.
The Girl Scouts of Colorado spoke out in support of transgender children following the story of a child who was denied enrollment in a local Girl Scout troop.
The Ali Forney Center and its supporters will rally in Union Square to raise awareness for LGBT homeless youth
GLAAD is continuing to profile prominent transgender advocates and members of the community. This week, we talked to Bamby Salcedo about her advocacy work with transgender youth and those affected by HIV/AIDS.
The LGBT community in Virginia and across the country are seeking answers from the Charlottesville, VA police department in the abduction of trans teenager Sage Smith.
Today, in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, the National Black Justice Coalition launched a new social media campaign #BlackTransProud.
The Advocate highlights the 13 trans Americans we have lost to anti-transgender violence, all of whom are either Black or Latino.
Growing up, I remember making a pact with myself. As an adopted child I promised to find my family in Korea, but how exactly that would occur remained a mystery to me.
The fourth annual Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival, held November 2 to 4, featured an impressive collection of shorts and feature-length films aimed at expanding the conventional, tragic narrative often seen in stories about trans identities.
Nov. 12 through Nov. 19 is Transgender Awareness Week, and Nov.
Transgender Day of Remembrance founder Gwendolyn Ann Smith writes about the alarming rates of anti-transgender violence, and calls for more legal protections for transgender people.