A 7-year-old transgender girl from Kansas shared her story in a video posted to the New York Times. The Jackson family is deeply accepting of Avery and works as advocates for the transgender community.
According to Advocates for Informed Choice, a nonprofit organization advocating on behalf of intersex children, an estimated one in 2,000 babies is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or chromosome pattern that doesn’t seem to fit typical definitions of male or female.
Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor of the GLAAD Media Awards winning series Transparent presented the award in Outstanding TV Journalism Segment to MSNBC Live anchor Craig Melvin and Latta, SC Police Chief Crystal Moore.
Out Grammy-nominated country singer Ty Herndon joined Antigone Rising's Kristen Ellis-Henderson and Anita Cochran for a beautiful cover of Miley Cyrus' hit "The Climb" at Saturday's 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City.
Out actor Jussie Smollett of Empire presented the award in Outstanding Talk Show Episode to Ugandan transgender advocate Pepe Julian Onziema for his episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.