Transgender

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

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Isis King

Isis King shot to fame -- and consequently became voice for transgender women -- when she competed in cycle 11 of hit reality TV show "America's Next Top Model." As the show's first trans competitor, King's brought mainstream attention to transgender issues, including the transitioning process and LGBT homelessness (King was in assisted living before the show), as the model openly shared her story with fellow contestants and the judges.

The Huffington Post
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October 31, 2012

Military Group Picks Trans Woman As Leader

Servicmembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) and OutServe have appointed transgender Army veteran Allyson Robinson as their leader. Robinson previously worked at the Human Rights Campaign addressing workplace issues.

BuzzFeed Politics
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October 25, 2012
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LGBT Religion News Summary: Spirit Day, 'Religious Liberty,' and Marriage Equality in the Upcoming Election

GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. Jennifer Knapp is still singing, the Torah still supports marriage equality, and LGBT Muslims make the case for relationships. And the number of LGBT Christians in New York City might surprise you.

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