Parents of Colorado trans student speak out, while California anti-trans activists campaign using fake story
After The TransAdvocate's Cristan Williams fact checked a false story claiming that a transgender student in Colorado was harassing her peers in a high school bathroom, the anti-trans Pacific Justice Institute is continuing to uphold their fabricated claims, and other anti-trans groups are using them to support a harmful campaign against transgender students in California.
A Missouri state representative tweeted a photograph of a high school student wearing a t-shirt supporting the school's GSA with the caption "Nixa Schools failure. HS students working elementary school book fair in gay t-shirts".
LGBT advocates held a "Day of Remembrance" in Moscow's Red Square in honor of Dasha, who died by suicide due to Russia's anti-LGBT laws.
In October of 2005 GLSEN held it's first Ally Week to celebrate Allies committed to ensuring safe and effective schools for all and to encourage students to take action. Eight years later, Ally Week continues to gain the support of both LGBT and straight student allies.
LISTEN: Recording artist Kacey Musgraves debuts one of country music's first-ever LGBT-affirming singles
Rising country starlet and Spirit Day Ambassador Kacey Musgraves today debuted her new single, "Follow Your Arrow," one of the genre's first LGBT-affirming songs.
The Phoenix Coyotes and the You Can Play project posted a video to their official Instagram for Spirit Day, October 17.
"Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox spoke at the fourth annual Spirit Day rally and candle light vigil in Charleston, South Carolina