Too few trans people or trans-related issues were included in LGBT end-of-year lists. An even greater number of trans-related stories received little to no media attention at all this year, despite efforts to have them covered by bloggers and journalists.
$10,000 is the amount of money an anonymous donor just gave to help find a missing Charlottesville man. Nobody has seen Dashad Smith for about a month now as investigators continue to focus on an landfill in Henrico County.
Current and retired federal employees who have been on the offense against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) can’t taste victory yet, but its scent is growing stronger now that the Supreme Court has decided to review the law.
An appeals court on Monday upheld a three-year sentence against a man found guilty of homosexual conduct for sending a text message to another man saying: "I'm very much in love with you." Activists said the court's ruling in Yaounde, the capital, marked yet another setback for gays and lesbians in Cameroon, widely viewed as the most repressive country in Africa when it comes to prosecuting same-sex couples. Jean-Claude Roger Mbede, 32, had been provisionally released on bail in July after serving a year and a half in prison.
Trans Virginia teen Sage Smith has been missing for 21 days and police are still looking for their only suspect Erik McFadden. On her 20th birthday, GLAAD urges more media coverage to help locate Sage Smith.