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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
While February was declared Black History Month to recognize the many accomplishments and contributions of all African Americans, the lives of black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people are often left out of the picture. During the month of February GLAAD will pay special homage to the leaders who have paved the way to make the world a better place for LGBT Americans, especailly African-Americans and other people of color.
In a story that has been making its way around the media for the past few weeks, a former teacher at a Roman Catholic prep school in Queens suing after being fired for coming out as transgender.
GLAAD joined thousands of LGBT people and allies from around the world to convene and strategize as part of the 25th Annual Creating Change Conference. Check out our amazing work and the work of other advocates who are trying to improve the world for LGBT people.
Over 150 LGBT Latino advocates and allies convened at Creating Change's first-ever Latino Institute.
Recently transgender youth have been taking center stage on some of media's biggest platforms, and the media has risen to the occasion, taking the opportunity to educate and raise awareness.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. The presidential inauguration went forward without Pastor Louie Giglio. Meanwhile, faith leaders are speaking out for LGBT equality across the country.
An essay written by an 11-year-old transgender child named Sadie Croft, following President Obama's historic inauguration speech, calls for transgender equality.
A new blog titled "No More Strangers: LGBT Mormon Forum" has been created to address a wide range of topics from the diverse perspectives of LGBT and allied Mormons.