Trans People of Color Coalition Founder Kylar Broadus, in his HuffingtonPost article, urges more economic equality for transgender Americans, particularly, trans people of color who are more likely than their counterparts to experience discrimination when trying to find employment, housing and equitable healthcare.
Ja'Briel Walthour, a trans woman from Georgia, shares with GLAAD her Ebony.com article on the importance of honoring trans women of color who we've lost to anti-transgender violence on Transgender Day of Remembrance.
GLAAD has been commemorating Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance by sharing stories that highlight the resilience and the achievements of transgender Americans, including performance artist and poet Kit Yan.
Known trans advocate Laverne Cox wasn’t always comfortable in her own skin. In fact, in her video as part of GLAAD’s “I AM: Trans People Speak” campaign, she touches on her initial perceptions of her identity and how she ultimately grew to embrace it after realizing she wasn’t “blending in effortlessly.”
In this guest post, NCAVP Coordinator Chai Jindasurat recounts working with Dee Dee Pearson, a trans woman from Kansas City, and shares Dee Dee's amazing story to overcome bouts of rejection, policing and employment discrimination.
This Transgender Day of Remembrance, writer and trans advocate Kortney Ryan Ziegler urges the community not to forget that trans people of color still face racism, both from the LGBT and broader community, and other forms of systematic oppression. Kortney was also part of the 2012 GLAAD POC Media Institute.
Tuesday, November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance to remember our trans friends and family members who we have lost to anti-transgender violence. Find out how you can join GLAAD and participate in an observance in your city.
A new documentary from NAACP Image Award winner Stanley Bennett Clay and Guyanese-born double NYABJ Award winner, journalist and national gay mental health activist Antoine B.Craigwell, spotlights depression among Black men and Black gay men.