Transgender

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

TIME.com op-ed calls for ending discrimination against trans women at women's colleges

In an op-ed published by TIME.com, transgender activists Avi Cummings and Dean Spade call for women's colleges to end the discriminatory practice of refusing to consider applications from transgender women.

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June 9, 2014

Kentucky's Atherton High School implements transgender-inclusive non-discrimination policy

Louisville's Atherton High School Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) council approves a gender non-discrimination policy initiated by a controversy over a transgender student's access to a girls' bathroom.

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Snapshots: LGBT Rally for Homeless Youth, His Holiness pays GLAAD a visit, Test, 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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Documentary film to explore the crisis of LGBT youth homelessness

Road to Home, a documentary exploring the crisis of youth homelessness in New York City, is currently in production.

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Trans teen to be moved to "treatment center for youths," says Conn. DCF

The Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) Commissioner Joette Katz said today that the transgender teen girl known as Jane Doe, who has been held in an adult prison for nearly 2 months without criminal charges against her, will be admitted to a treatment center for youth in Massachusetts.

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June 5, 2014

New York State updates birth certificate policy, but obstacles remain for those born in NYC

The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), in conjunction with a coalition that includes the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and Empire State Pride Agenda among others, has announced that the State of New York now requires only an affidavit from a licensed healthcare provider that indicates a transgender individual has received clinical treatment in order to correct birth certificates. The City of New York has yet to follow suit.

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