Transgender

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

Dallas Salvation Army shelter denies housing to trans woman

Jodielynn Wiley, a transgender woman living in Texas, has filed a complaint with Dallas's Fair Housing Office after she was allegedly denied access to a shelter run by the Salvation Army because of who she is.

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Dept. of Health and Human Services could end Medicare's ban on transgender healthcare coverage

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may remove a blanket ban on coverage for transgender healthcare through Medicare, reports BuzzFeed.

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New resource guide, "Trans Bodies, Trans Selves," includes contributions from GLAAD's staff and Board of Directors

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, a 672-page book and resource guide for transgender and gender non-conforming populations, is now available through Oxford University Press.

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White House launches LGBT-inclusive sexual assault resources

As Sexual Assault Awareness Month came to a close, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault has created and compiled resources for young adults---and they're LGBT inclusive.

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Trans woman inmate suing Ohio for refusing to provide hormone treatments

Whitney Lee, a transgender woman incarcerated in Ohio, is asking a federal judge to order that the state continue providing her with hormone treatments, which were abruptly halted in February 2012.

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VIDEO: Candis Cayne accepts at #GLAADAwards, talks "parts that you can really sink your teeth into" for trans actors

Raul Castillo and Frankie Alvarez, from "Looking," presented trans actress Candis Cayne and Executive Producer John Polson with the award for Outstanding Individual Episode at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on Saturday for the episode "Snow Angels" on CBS' Sherlock drama "Elementary."

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