Transgender

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"The Heroines of My Life" interviews trans advocate Stephanie Battaglino

In an interview conducted by the website The Heroines of My Life, LGBT advocate Stephanie Battaglino shared her story of coming out as transgender at her workplace. In the interview, Stephanie spoke about the concerns she had as she prepared to come out as transgender. She discussed the many positive changes she has been able to bring about since her coming out, as well as the opportunities to continue working towards transgender awareness and the need for LGBT equality.

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'Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce' named most popular original series ever on Fuse, picked up for second season

Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, today announced that the reality series "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce" is the network's most-watched original series ever and the series has been picked up for a second season of eight all-new episodes set to premiere in June 2014.

And the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees are... #glaadawards

Today GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, recognizing the powerful and important media stories from this historic year for LGBT equality.

GLAAD's Tiq Milan and Christina Kahrl share best practices for covering transgender stories on CNN's Reliable Sources

Christina Kahrl, a writer for ESPN, and member of GLAAD's board, and Tiq Milan, GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources to discuss reporting on transgender people, particularly in light of Grantland's salacious article, "Dr. V's Magical Putter," which outed Essay Anne Vanderbilt as a transgender woman.

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