Last week, Nikki Sullivan brought her 7-year-old transgender child to Owen County Elementary School in Kentucky, introducing her for the first time as her daughter. According to local news reports, the school has accepted her daughter and is working to protect her from bullying, but some parents are refusing to accept her gender identity.
On the heels of the Supreme Court decision that brought marriage equality, Arlene Goldberg and her late wife, Carol Goldwasser, officially became the first same-sex couple whose marriage is respected by the state.
GLAAD interviewed Charleston County Councilwoman Colleen Condon minutes after Colleen and her fiancee Nichols Bleckley filled out a marriage license form and pay their $70 fee and received the first same sex marriage license to be granted in Charleston County.
According to reports from local Los Angeles media, a transgender woman was fatally shot in the head in East Hollywood on Thursday morning while walking down the street during what police believe might have been an attempted robbery.