Transgender

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

June 26, 2014

GLAAD congratulates Tona Brown, first transgender woman of color to perform at Carnegie Hall

Last night, Tona Brown made her debut at Carnegie Hall as the first transgender woman of color to perform in the iconic venue.

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NYC: Join Audre Lorde Project at the 10th Annual Trans Day of Action on Friday!

Trans Day of Action is a march and rally that bring together trans and gender non-conforming people of color and allies to call attention to continued violence and discrimination, while simultaneously lifting up a legacy of resilience, organizing, and community building.

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June 24, 2014

Obama administration advocates for transgender people

Over the weekend, The Associated Press ran a piece celebrating the many transgender-inclusive advances President Barack Obama's administration has made.

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VIDEO: In historic moment, transgender priest becomes first to preach at the National Cathedral

Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge made history and became the first openly transgender priest to preach at Washington National Cathedral.

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June 24, 2014

200 gather to honor memory of trans woman Yaz'min Shancez

Last Thursday, the body of Yaz'min Shancez, affectionately nicknamed "Miss T," a 31-year-old transgender woman, was found behind a garbage bin at a rental facility in Ft. Myers, Florida, burned.

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