Earlier this year, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a $100,000 donation to help fund their activities. However, the donor later requested that the money not be used to help transgender girls.The troop then returned the money, saying "Girl Scouts is for every girl, and every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to."
This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires went to the historic Stonewall Inn to capture people's first reactions in the first twenty minutes after marriage equality became legal.
A new report released by the New York Civil Liberties Union entitled "Dignity for All? Discrimination Against Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students" in New York State reveals that transgender and gender nonconforming students in New York public schools continue to face repeated discrimination and harassment from school officials and other students, despite legislation specifically in place to prevent them.
This past Tuesday, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management told federal employees' health insurers that starting in 2016, they cannot contain blanket exclusions for transgender healthcare in their plans.