People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

Lawsuit filed for detained trans girl treated 'as a boy' by CT child welfare

Lawyers for a transgender 16-year-old girl, known in court documents only as Jane Doe, are suing Connecticut's Department of Children and Families and prison officials, alleging that Doe's traumatizing isolation in solitary confinement throughout this year violates her constitutional rights.

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U.S. Marine accused of killing Filipina trans woman misses first court hearing

Today, a U.S. Marine suspect subpoenaed by Philippine authorities for the murder a local transgender woman, 26-year-old Jennifer Laude of Olongapo, did not appear in court to face charges.

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GLAAD @ Work: #spiritday, LGBT immigrants, anti-bullying in the African-American community, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
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Transgender organizations go purple for #spiritday

Today, transgender organziations across the country are joining millions of people to go purple for Spirit Day to take a stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth. Check out some of the great organizations showing their purple today below.

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NY Court of Appeals reviews conviction for murdered trans woman

Today, advocates are joining the family of Lateisha Green, a transgender woman of color who was murdered in Syracuse in 2008, at the New York Court of Appeals in Albany for a hearing on whether to reinstate the hate crime conviction against her alleged killer, Dwight DeLee.

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October 13, 2014

VIDEO: The cast of FOX's 'Empire' goes purple for #spiritday

The cast of Empire will be wearing purple for Spirit Day on October 16. Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Jussie Smollett recorded a video to encourage fans to join them in a stand of support for LGBT youth.

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October 13, 2014

GLAAD works with the cast of Laverne Cox's 'The T Word'

GLAAD visited MTV's offices to work with four trans youth who will be appearing in the documentary, 'Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word.'

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AFA sr. analyst: Marriage equality 'as indefensible as slavery'

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer said, without hesitation or alternate interpretation, that marriage equality is "as morally bankrupt and indefensible as the institution of slavery"

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