Transgender

News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories

The GLAAD Wrap: 'Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' opens; Matt Bomer, Amandla Stenberg cast in new films and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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North Carolina Governor to sign bill banning local LGBT protections

Today, North Carolina's legislature passed a bill that will revoke and ban LGBT nondiscrimination ordinances in the state.

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Tell Governor Nathan Deal to veto Georgia's 'license to discriminate' bill

Without warning, the Georgia House of Representatives gave final passage to a bill HB 757, that would allow any person or faith-based organization (including nonprofits, charities, schools, universities, and hospitals) to cite their “religious beliefs” as justification to discriminate against others, including LGBT Georgians.

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Celebrities show support for Lilly Wachowski on social media

In response to her statement, many celebrities and artists have publicly come forward to support Lilly Wachowski.

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Public voting is open for the Italian Diversity Media Awards

The Diversity Media Awards (DMA), Italian version of GLAAD Media Awards, has opened to the public! Check out some of the nominees for the 2016 DMAs.

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GLAAD's Alabama and Mississippi media guides help journalists tell more #SouthernStories

GLAAD has released two new media guides for journalists reporting on LGBT people in Alabama and Mississippi after a recent report showed an increased discomfort with the LGBT community by Americans living in the U.S. South

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Advocates say new TSA rule perpetuates harassment for transgender flyers

Following an order by an appeals court to review its full body scanners, the TSA has finalized a new rule that maintains the widespread use of body-scanning technology.

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NYC Mayor signs executive order on transgender nondiscrimination in city facilities

Today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order requiring all city agencies to ensure that their employees and members of the public have access to bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity or expression.

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