Transgender

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

New documentary highlights trans woman's relationship with her LDS Church upbringing

A new short documentary film, TRANSMORMON, follows the life of Eri Hayward, a 25-year-old transgender woman who grew up in the Mormon LDS church in Utah.

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Iranian survey finds 17% of Iranian young adults report being gay

An official report issued by Iran's parliamentary research department has uncovered a surprising fact: 17% of young adults surveyed said that they are gay.

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Tiq Milan talks #FreeMarichuy on MSNBC

GLAAD's Tiq Milan joined Jose Diaz Balart to speake with Ronan Farrow about immigration reform, focusing specifically on Marichuy Leal Gamino, whose sexual assault at an ICE detention facility has demonstrated the widespread abuse faced by undocumented LGBT people.

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Fox News' Laura Ingraham calls transition-related healthcare for transgender youth "child abuse"

Laura Ingraham, a host for Fox News, took to her radio show on Wednesday to say that providing medically necessary transition-related care to youth is "child abuse," as reported by Media Matters.

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Phoenix trans activist Monica Jones appeals "manifestation" conviction, with support from Laverne Cox

Monica Jones, a trans woman of color activist and Arizona State University student in Phoenix, filed an appeal on Tuesday of her conviction for "manifesting an intent to prostitute," a city ordinance that sanctions behaviors like flagging down passing cars and asking whether someone is a police officer.

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Guest Post: 2014 FringeNYC preview of LGBT-inclusive Shows

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender characters and subject matter form part of the diverse mix of programming in the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, running August 8-24 in multiple locations in downtown Manhattan.

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August 20, 2014

Fanbacked.com campaign to finance Myrna, a new television dramedy about a transgender actress

A core creative team consisting of Director, Ted Campbell, Executive Producer, Jennifer Fontaine, and starring actress, Marlo Bernier, is launching a new television series based on Bernier's experience as a trans woman who sacrificed her pre-transition success in favor of living in "her true gender identity."

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