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Eye on the media: 4 myths debunked about Houston's non-discrimination ordinance
GLAAD and ThinkProgress have previously published facts that counter commonly invoked myths surrounding HERO, and Media Matters has done so regarding ENDA. For your informed convenience, here's a breakdown.
Andrew Garfield plays trans woman in new Arcade Fire music video "We Exist"
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield plays a transgender woman who finds herself transported in front of a cheering crowd in the new music video for Arcade Fire's latest single "We Exist."
In Houston, anti-discrimination ordinance to be voted on will not include some rights for trans community
Houston ordinance to protect the LGBTQ community from discrimination will not include some rights for the transgender community.
Gov. O'Malley signs Maryland's transgender non-discrimination bill into law
Today, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill into law that bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in housing and employment.
Conn. newspaper editorial calls for release of transgender teen girl from prison
An editorial in Connecticut's New Haven Register calls for the release of transgender teen girl, Jane Doe, from the prison where she is being held without criminal charges against her by order of the state's Department of Children and Families.