News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
On Friday, MSNBC's Ronan Farrow spoke with activist and community leader Mel Wymore, who is transgender, about the attempt of a conservative group to repeal Maryland's trans-inclusive non-discrimination act. Media Matters wrote about the segment and Farrow's discussion of the "myth" that trans-inclusive bathrooms pose a threat to society.
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.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may remove a blanket ban on coverage for transgender healthcare through Medicare, reports BuzzFeed.
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.
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.