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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Actress and activist Laverne Cox expressed her dissatisfaction with the media’s coverage of an assault trial in New York involving a transgender model Claudia Charriez and her firefighter ex-boyfriend, Taylor Murphy.
United Methodist minister and transgender advocate David Weekley was honored with the Northwest Gender Alliance’s inaugural “Man of the Year” award, in recognition of the outstanding contributions made to Portland’s transgender community by Trans-Masculine individuals.
The Facebook Stories application featured an essay by Kai Bailey in which she recounts coming out as transgender to most of her friends through a Facebook post.
The University of Iowa is trying to better serve its LGBT students. In a historic move, the university adds an optional LGBT identity question to its college application.
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) annouced a victory in a the case of a 12-year-old transgender girl who was excluded from her school just because of who she is.
Today, GLAAD joined Ban Ki Moon, Ricky Marin, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, and hundreds of LGBT and global human rights advocates at the United Nations in New York City. The event, titled “Leadership in the Fight against Homophobia” a panel discussion in celebration of International Human Rights Day.
Following outreach from GLAAD, ESPN980 in Washington D.C. announced today that it has suspended Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, hosts of the "Sports Reporters" show, over a segment they ran last week in which the pair made fun of transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig.
An LGBT couple whose engagement at the White House's LGBT Pride Month reception went viral in an online video were married last week in New York City.