Transgender

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

Marsha and Aiden Aizumi Speak about Family and LGBT Youth Advocacy

In September, GLAAD spoke with Marsha Aizumi regarding her upcoming memoir "Two Spirits, One Heart," which explores her journey to embracing her transgender son, Aiden. Recently, GLAAD caught up with Marsha and Aiden, discussing their respective work in advocacy and their experience as a family that has grown closer together through change.

Fla. Transgender Woman Sues Area Police For Discrimination

Erica Kay, who won an appeal last year on her grand theft convictions, recently filed suit against the Panama City Police Department, Parker Police Department and State Attorney's Office and claims she was discriminated against because of her gender identity.

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November 29, 2011
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Historic Day in Mass: Gov. Patrick Signs Transgender Equal Rights Bill

After passing in both houses of the Massachusetts Legislature last week, today Gov. Deval Patrick (D) signed the historic Transgender Equal Rights Bill. The law will take effect on July 1, 2012, at which time the state's approximately 33,000 transgender residents will have vital protections against discrimination in employment, housing, education, credit and hate crimes law.

"Testimony": A Living Exhibition Featuring LGBT Youth

“Testimony” is a living art exhibition telling the stories of what it means to be young and lesbian, gay, bi or transgender. “Testimony” launched in October and continues to grow as a live exhibition online where you can view video, audio, portraiture, poetry, written reflections on youth, and youth speaking out about what it means to them to be LGBT and young.

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