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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Washington, DC police officer Kenneth Furr was sentenced in the District's Superior Court for allegedly shooting his weapon while off duty at a car of five passengers, including two trans women.
Sweden has moved closer to the full repeal of a law that forced transgender citizens to undergo sterilization through surgery to change legal identification.
Join Harlem Pride on Saturday, Jan. 12 for a Town Hall outlining its 2013 schedule of events and programmatic efforts.
Fundraising will always be a challenge for independent creators, but crowd sourced funding websites give projects that might have been overlooked in traditional channel a renewed chance for success, and have been particularly useful for many LGBT creators hoping to share their stories through independent media. Here is a list of 15 LGBT-inclusive fan-funded success stories from 2012.
Too few trans people or trans-related issues were included in LGBT end-of-year lists. An even greater number of trans-related stories received little to no media attention at all this year, despite efforts to have them covered by bloggers and journalists.
There were many notable stories involving trans Americans in 2012. GLAAD has put together a short list of notable stories that garnered national attention this year.
2012 saw a wide range of celebrities come out as LGBT, many in more subdued ways than years past.
On December 20, Latino LGBT and ally advocates announced the launch of Unión=Fuerza, the first Latino Institute at Creating Change, the annual conference that brings LGBT people and allies together for workshops and discussions about the work being done to advocate for LGBT equality.