Transgender

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Janet Mock: "We need to follow trans women and let them say who they are."

Janet Mock returned to Piers Morgan Live to to clear the air and speak in depth about how misguided reporting, however benign in its intent, is hurtful and harmful.

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February 5, 2014

Janet Mock to return to Piers Morgan Tonight

Janet Mock will appear on Piers Morgan Tonight for a second time this evening to discuss the backlash from her appearance on the show last night, which was her first mainstream television interview discussing her memoir, Redefining Realness.

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Janet Mock releases memoir, draws crowd with first public reading of #RedefiningRealness

Over the weekend, transgender advocate Janet Mock drew a large crowd for the first public reading of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, & So Much More, her memoir that will be released today, February 4. I went, and this is what I thought.

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Snapshots: Creating Change 2014 conference, launching Global Voices, and GLAAD Media Awards nominees

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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February 3, 2014

'The Fosters' actor Tom Phelan talks to GLAAD about playing one of TV's new trans characters

ABC Family's The Fosters already stands out as one of television's most inclusive and popular shows, but now with the introduction of transgender teen Cole this season, they've set the bar even higher.

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Court rules trans students can choose bathroom they identify with, sets legal precedent

For the first time in the US, a court ruled it unlawful and a violation of human rights to prevent transgender students from using the bathroom of the gender with which they identify. This decision was reached after a three-year-long case in Maine, filed on behalf of high school girl Nicole Maines, who is trans.

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