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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Anti-transgender activists are already looking for students who want to trash talk their classmates in their quest to repeal protections for transgender students.
"New York has been a leader, and continues to be a leader, in promoting transgender issues," said Commissioner Shah in response to a question about whether the New York Department of Health will repeal a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender people from accessing healthcare they need.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project voiced concerns at New York's Population Health Summit, an educational public health event held by Health Commissioner Nirav. R. Shah, calling for the repeal of a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender and gender non-conforming people from accessing healthcare they need.
Homelessness has been a growing concern within the LGBT community, especially among LGBT youth.
Russian LGBT advocates met with Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Saturday to discuss the growing concern over Russia's "vaguely worded law" banning gay propaganda to minors ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are scheduled to begin February 7, 2014 in Sochi Russia.
Transgender people are sometimes suspected and/or convicted of crimes. The media has a responsibility to represent all transgender people accurately, with their correct names and pronouns, and without relying on dehumanizing stereotypes. This responsibility does not change with the circumstances of a story, including instances where transgender people are suspected of crimes.
In recognition of Transgender Awareness Week and the
The following guidelines will help you ensure that transgender victims of violent crimes are always treated respectfully and fairly. These guidelines apply to all stories that involve the transgender community, but are especially important when the person has been attacked or killed.
GLAAD le insta a todos los medios de comunicación a prestar mucha atención al lenguaje que se emplea a la hora de cubrir cualquier noticia (sobre todo las historias de crímenes) que tenga que ver con la comunidad lésbica, gay, bisexual y transgénero (LGBT).
The Transgender Day of Remembrance, which honors the memory of those murdered because of anti-transgender prejudice, is recognized annually on November 20. GLAAD encourages journalists to mark the occasion with stories about the pervasive problem of crimes against transgender people, as well as the diversity and resilience of the community in the face of harassment and violence.
The Talking About series was co-authored by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the Moveme
Following is a statement regarding amendments to the Title II provisions of the immigration bill that the Sen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2013
March 7, 2013, New York, NY – GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advoca
GLAAD has been working closely with the family of 6-year-old Coy Mathis and the Transgender Legal Defense and Educati
GLAAD urges the media to fully investigate the East Aurora School District's decision to cave to pressure from radical group the Illinois Family Institute.
New York, New York—Today, GLAAD, the leading national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy o