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.
During this week-long build-up to Election Day, GLAAD will be sharing information concerning marriage equality votes in each of the states, along with information to make sure all voters know their rights when trying to exercise their right to vote.
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.
Lawyers for transgender inmate Ophelia De' Lonta in Virginia presented her case before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, asking that a lower court ruling that denied her state funding for surgery be reversed.
In recognition of National Coming Out Day,the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) released a statement affirming support for LGBT equality, including: marriage equality, employment and student non-discrimination, and LGBT-inclusive health care.
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.