People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color
July 28, 2014

Katina Parker tells the truth about queer black visionaries in new documentary Truth. Be.Told

Longtime filmmaker, communications consultant and fomer GLAAD staffer, Katina Parker has launched Truth. Be.

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Transgender George Fox student faces discrimination and is denied appropriate campus housing

A transgender student, Jayce, was denied his housing request to live with male friends by Portland, Oregon's George Fox University, a privately owned Quaker school that receives federal funding, based on so-called theological principles.

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Media outlets using inaccurate name and misgendering murdered Baltimore trans woman, Mia Henderson

A transgender woman of color, Mia Henderson, was found dead Wednesday morning in an alley in northwest Baltimore.

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July 18, 2014

UPDATE: Jane Doe moved to male facility

GLAAD has been following the story of Jane Doe, a 16-year-old transgender girl of color, and we are dismayed to report that Doe has been moved to Connecticut's Juvenile Training School (JTS), the state's only secure facility for delinquent boys.

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New report explains barriers to economic equality for LGBT young people

The Center for American Progress has released a new comprehensive report on the experiences of LGBT young people in the workforce and how this group is at a severe disadvantage.

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