Among the over 30 people who lost their lives on Friday, December 2 in the Oakland, California fire, some of the victims were transgender. GLAAD reminds and urges journalists to apply these media guidelines when covering the story of the Oakland fire, and in other stories about transgender people.
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With 27 transgender people killed, 2016 was the most deadly year on record in the United States for transgender people.
Nykolas Alford, HB 1523 plaintiff, reflects on how #MyMississippi treats its most vulnerable residents
"I am tired of hearing the "If you don't like it, leave" argument. How do we expect to become a better state when we are running everyone off? It is #mymississippi too. We are all Mississippi and together we can be the change that we want to see. "
This week at the TEDWomen Conference in San Francisco, songwriter and producer Tena Clark debuted her new gospel anthem “My My Mississippi.” The single honors the Magnolia State’s LGBTQ community and its relationship with the place they call home.
#MyMississippi amplifies the marginalized voices of those who have ever called the Magnolia State home.
People from across Florida, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, and beyond have made known the importance of visibly supporting the youngest members of the LGBT community:
Four years after surviving an execution-style shooting and sexual assault, Kristene Chapa has received a verdict in the trial of her alleged attacker
Alex Newell featured in new music video COLLECT MY LOVE for National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day