Asher Doyle, a 14-year-old who is transgender, has launched a viral campaign to raise tuition money in order to attend a Quaker boarding school with an inclusive environment. His story was recently covered by The Advocate.
Liz Margolies, executive director of the National LGBT Cancer Network, and Scout, of the Fenway Institute, join Melissa Harris-Perry to share their story from when earlier this month, Scout proposed to Margolies while the two attended the White House LGBT Pride Reception.
When I was bullied as a child, called names, chased home from school, and sometimes physically attacked, it was because of my gender expression. The way I acted was way more feminine than how most of the people around me thought a boy "should" act. Though I was often told I acted like a girl as a child, I was also usually called anti-gay slurs, like "sissy" or "faggot." I was bullied because of my gender expression, but everyone called it "gay" years before I knew I liked boys, years before I understood I was trans.
Keelin Godsey is one of 24 athletes scheduled to participate Thursday in the women’s hammer throw at the United States Olympic trials, but for Godsey, 28, of North Adams, Mass., there is much more than a spot in London at stake.
Join Audre Lorde Project, GLAAD and other LGBT organzations to show support for the 8th Annual Trans Day of Action to raise awareness around the discrimination and justice that the trans community faces overall.
In the midst of month-long Pride celebrations, LGBT groups across the city mobilized for End Stop and Frisk: Silent March Against Racial Profiling, which brought thousands of New Yorkers into the streets for one of the biggest marches in decades challenging racial profiling.
GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.