Transgender

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

Keith Ablow responds to family acceptance of transgender child by recommending anti-psychotic medication

We previously shared with you a video about Ryland, the six-year-old transgender boy whose heartwarming story of transition and acceptance was documented in a viral video with upwards of five million views and climbing. Ryland Whittington and his family have received praise and support online.

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Chicago Sun-Times removes grossly inaccurate op-ed and apologizes

Today, the Chicago Sun-Times removed an op-ed originally written for the National Review by Kevin D. Williamson, claiming that Laverne Cox is not a woman, and that transgender people are delusional.

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June 4, 2014

India's census counts transgender population for first time

According to the Times of India, India's most recent census yielded the first official count of transgender people, at more than 490,000.

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Snapshots: Proud to Play, #JusticeForJane, Laverne Cox's TIME cover, 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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June 4, 2014

Bryan Ellicott, a transgender man, sues NYC for discrimination at public pool locker room

Bryan John Ellicott, a city employee for the Office of Emergency Management and a 24-year-old transgender man, is suing New York City after three Parks Department employees allegedly discriminated against him because of his gender identity on July 21 last year.

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