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Latino Health Organization BIENESTAR Launches Campaign to Eradicate Homophobia

Southern-California based Latino health and social services organization BIENESTAR has launched its latest public education campaign to promote acceptance and support and eradicate homophobia.
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Thai Transgender Community Finds its Voice

In recent days, Thailand’s transgender community has surfaced in media reports, covering topics ranging from an offensive IKEA advertisement to a political campaign aimed at the untapped “kathoey” (male-to-female) voting bloc.

The Diplomat
February 20, 2013
February 19, 2013

Massachusetts now protecting transgender students with non-discrimination laws

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Massachusetts on February 15th passed along a directive to schools which onlines new policies protecting transgender students.

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Kye Allums Discusses his Personal History as a Transgender Athlete

Kye Allums, the first transgender athlete to play Division I basketball, interviews with GLAAD in celebration of Black History Month.
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February 19, 2013

TPOCC: Advocating for Trans People of Color During Black History Month and All Year Long

The Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) is a 3 year old non for profit organization founded by attorney, professor and activist Kylar Broadus. TPOCC is the only national social justice organization that promotes the interest of trans people of color. GLAAD, during the month of February, sat down with Kylar to discuss the current and future projects of TPOCC.
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