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.
News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
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.
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.
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.
Snapshots: Calling Bill Donahue's bluff, international efforts to stop anti-LGBT US activists, and more
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GLAAD's Sr. Media Strategist, Tiq Milan, has been nominated for a 2014 Black Trans Advocacy Award for his dynamic work and advocacy within and for the African-American and transgender community.