Transgender

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

Family Circle magazine features its first family with a transgender child in new issue

For the past year, the magazine has been running a "Modern Life" column every month. This month the column features an interview with Jodie Patterson, the mother of Penel, her 7 year old transgender son.

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CBS' "The Bold and The Beautiful" continues groundbreaking transgender storyline

Maya Avant's storyline will continue this week on Thursday and Friday, and the episodes will include a fashion show featuring Maya and real-life out transgender models, Isis King and Carmen Carrera.

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Caitlyn Jenner to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs

Tonight, Olympic gold medalist and transgender reality television star Caitlyn Jenner will be honored at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, presented by ESPN.

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Senate rejects a measure to ban bullying of LGBT students

Earlier this week, the Senate rejected a measure that would prohibit discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools.

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Pentagon expected to announce plan to lift the military's transgender service ban

Leaders at the Pentagon are finalizing plans to lift the military's ban on transgender service members, according to the Associated Press.

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VIDEO: GLAAD captures historic Pride weekend on camera

GLAAD's Claire Pires covered every moment of the historic Pride weekend capturing the first moments after the SCOTUS decision all the way through the NYC Pride March.

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GLAAD @ Work: Nigeria, what's ahead after marriage equality, transgender issues in Latino/a community, and more

GLAAD's Weekly Update on News, Entertainment, and Online Media.

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GLAAD partners with OUTFEST LA for 'I Am Jazz' screening

GLAAD is proud to be a community collaborator with Outfest again this year, partnering on the preview screening of TLC's upcoming docu-series, "I Am Jazz," about trans teen advocate Jazz Jennings.

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West Virginia DMV changes photo policy after transgender women threaten lawsuit

On July 1st, the West Virginia DMV officially changed its license photo policy to be trans-inclusive, allowing trans individuals to be photographed as they regularly appear, without being required to alter their gender expression by doing things such as removing makeup and other items.

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Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Olumide Femi Makanjuola to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.

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