Transgender

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

August 6, 2014

Guest Post: New Children's book series celebrates LGBTQ2S families and communities

Catherine Hernandez writes about the opportunity to createe a series of children's books that reflect her family.

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Study finds youth's priorities in LGBT movement differ along racial lines

White, African American, and Latino young people have different priorities for the LGBT movement, according to a new report released by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago.

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August 11, 2014

Washington, D.C. faces second anti-trans hate crime within a week

Only three days after a transgender teenage girl was stabbed on the Washington, D.C. metro, a 30-year-old trans woman was robbed at gunpoint.

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August 5, 2014

Kickstarter campaign raising funds for film about Stonewall heroes Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera

Happy Birthday, Marsha! is a film project about the friendship between Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, two heroes of the Stonewall Riots and homeless trans women of color, and the decisions they made on a hot summer day in June, 1969 that pushed the LGBT movement forward.

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August 5, 2014

Houston Equal Rights Ordinance withstands petition for ballot referendum

Attempts to overturn Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance has failed, announced Mayor Annise Parker earlier this week.

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Petition launched to #FreeMarichuy, a trans immigration detainee raped in custody

Activists and advocates are calling for the release of a transgender woman of color after she was raped by her cell mate at an immigration detention center in Arizona.

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GLAAD Releases Updated Media Reference Guide

GLAAD Releases Updated Media Reference Guide

For over 15 years the GLAAD Media Reference Guide has been a resource for journalists and media creators seeking information that will help them write fair, accurate, and inclusive stories about the LGBT community. The newly released ninth edition of the guide includes an updated transgender terminology section and two completely new "In Focus" sections with information on covering the bisexual and transgender communities.

Snapshots: The Gay Games, GLAAD in Chile, CeCe McDonald, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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