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

November 15, 2013

GLAAD working with Alissah Brooks to address transgender discrimination

GLAAD has been working with Alissah Brooks after she was denied entry to an Atlanta bar.

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Tonight's 'Glee' included a story on bathroom access for transgender students, learn how to Support All Students now [SPOILERS]

Tonight's episode of Glee on Fox included a storyline for transgender student Unique (Alex Newell) regarding access to restroom facilities at her public high school. All students deserve the same opportunities to be successful, and you can find resources and ways to help support trans youth now!
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End healthcare discrimination for transgender people

Most health insurance policies and programs, including New York State Medicaid, specifically exclude transgender people from accessing care. This doesn't have to be the case for trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers, especially those who are low-income and qualify for Medicaid. Read More

The people have spoken & they want a trans-inclusive Victoria's Secret

A petition has been circulating on asking Victoria’s Secret to bring on Carmen Carrera has the first trans Angel. So far, close to 40,000 people have signed.

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November 14, 2013

Pier Kids: The Life was spurned by traditional studios, so they take the project directly to you

"Pier Kids: The Life" is a documentary that follows the lives of three LGBTQ homeless youth of color that gather on Christopher Street and the surrounding piers in New York City every night.

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California anti-trans coalition has no plan for transgender protection

Anti-transgender activists in California are not interested in "solutions" but only in denigration of transgender students.

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