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

Snapshots: ENDA, protecting trans youth, CNN En Espanol, Pride House at the Olympics

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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ENDA poised to pass Senate, but will likely stall in the House

It was announced that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has the sixty votes needed to safely pass the Senate. President Obama is urging congress to pass ENDA. However, the legislation seems doomed in the House.

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November 4, 2013

President Obama champions for ENDA in op-ed

President Barack Obama wrote a passionate commentary expressing his full support of The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and the need for congress to pass the bill. The op-ed by President Obama was published in The Huffington Post.

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November 1, 2013

Heartfelt video reveals Illinois longing for marriage equality

A video produced by Illinois Unites for Marriage demonstrates the urgency behind the push for marriage equality in Illinois.

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GLAAD to media: Don't get duped by fabricated stories of transgender youth harassing students

Following the passage of the Schools Success and Opportunity Act, anti-transgender organizations like the Pacific Justice Institute have fabricated stories in order to scare people into opposing fair treatment for transgender students.

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October 31, 2013

Watch Hawaii move closer to marriage equality live

The Hawaii state Senate helped move Hawaii closer to marriage equality. With a vote of 20-4 in favor of marriage equality, the bill now moves to the full House for a hearing and a vote that will be much closer than the Senate vote.

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