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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
In a new report, researchers explore the extent of discrimination and mistreatment that Latina transgender women living in Los Angeles, California experience from the very people whose job it is to uphold justice.
On Sunday, MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry dedicated more than half of her show to discussing the everyday challenges LGBT Americans face when trying to participate fully in their communities, with a special focus on everyday life for transgender Americans.
Momentum is building as the hearing and trial for CeCe McDonald approaches in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The community is encouraged to attend the hearing scheduled for April 24. CeCe was the victim of a violent transphobic and racist assault during the summer of 2011.
Last month, Reverend Carolyn Woodall was ordained as a deacon in the Episcopalian Church and now serves as deacon at Jamestown Church in Sacramento, California.
NCTE recognizes GLAAD and other groups for quickly engaging senior levels of the organization including its owner, Donald Trump, to update the policy.
GLAAD and the Miss Universe Organization today announced that the competition would become open to transgender women.
Last month, GLAAD and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) announced the upcoming national launch of the “I AM: Trans People Speak” video campaign. The campaign has since received considerable attention from advocates and the media, and more user-created videos have been added to the campaign’s video channel. In addition to the campaign trailer, you can view some of the user-created videos below.
Following the announcement that the Miss Universe Organization would allow transgender contestant Jenna Talackova to compete, and that GLAAD would be working with Miss Universe to open the pageant up to the trans community, Talackova says she wants pageant owner Donald Trump to make sure “no one else has to suffer the discrimination I have had to endure.”