News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Trans 100 and Trans*H4ck honor the visibility and accomplishments of the transgender community
This past weekend Chicago hosted the second annual Trans 100, an event that recognizes 100 transgender people working who have worked towards the advancement of the transgender community. Trans*H4ck also worked in partnership with this yearsTrans 100 to acknowledge transgender people's contribution to the tech industry.
Dialogue makes a difference: update on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'
GLAAD update on our work regarding "RuPaul's Drag Race."
Trans people now allowed to vote in El Salvador, still suffer rampant violence
For the first time in the nation's history, transgender people were allowed to vote in an election. Danielle Marie Mackey and Gloria Marisela Moran explore this major achievement, the state of LGBT equality (or lack thereof), ongoing institutional corruption, and remaining hurdles.
#GSAs4Justice campaign empowers LGBT teens
The Gay Straight Alliance Network is rallying GSA clubs around the country to urge their districts to adopt practices described in "Restorative Practices: Fostering Healthy Relationships & Promoting Positive Discipline in Schools."
Maryland legislature passes transgender protections
The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill that would ban discrimination against transgender people. It was passed by the Maryland Senate in January, and is expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley in the coming weeks.
Help get trans violinist and vocalist Tona Brown to Carnegie Hall
Tona Brown is a transgender violinist and vocalist who has the opportunity to be the first African-American violinist to perform at Carnegie Hall, in the first ever LGBT Pride event at this location.
VIDEO: Hangout with Janet Mock and more trans women writers on Google+ TONIGHT!
Tonight at 8PM EST, trans writers Janet Mock, Toni Newman, Ryka Aoki, and Mey Rude will get together via Google+ Hangout and you're invited.