GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.
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Noah Alvarez from WeHappyTrans pens an open letter critiquing the Miami Herald fir its sensational story about Rene Hernandez.
In this guest post, NCAVP Coordinator Chai Jindasurat recounts working with Dee Dee Pearson, a trans woman from Kansas City, and shares Dee Dee's amazing story to overcome bouts of rejection, policing and employment discrimination.
GLAAD today joins organizers of the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) to memorialize those who lost their lives due to anti-transgender violence and to raise public awareness around increasing rates of violence facing transgender people.
This Transgender Day of Remembrance, writer and trans advocate Kortney Ryan Ziegler urges the community not to forget that trans people of color still face racism, both from the LGBT and broader community, and other forms of systematic oppression. Kortney was also part of the 2012 GLAAD POC Media Institute.
Barbara Satin shared this reflection as she prepared to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20. Barbara is the Faith & Work Associate at the Institute for Welcoming Resources at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
The final day of Transgender Awareness Week is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Take a look back now at the history of transgender visibility with this timeline of notable events compiled by GLAAD.
In recognition of Transgender Awareness week, GLAAD and The Advocate.com present some of the most groundbreaking representations of transgender people that have raised awareness of the community in mainstream audiences.
Guest blogger Alex Patchin McNeill is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School and has worked with Believe Out Loud and More Light Presbyterians. He is currently the Director of Development at the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. He is the first openly transgender ministry inquirer in his conservative Presbyterian region in western North Carolina.
Regardless of where you stand on the issue, whether you think that she should be able to compete against female fighters or not, there is one fact that you can't deny about transgender mixed martial artist Fallon Fox: mentally, physically, and legally she is considered a woman.
Angry protesters marched from People's Park in Berkeley, Calif., to the downtown police station Wednesday to voice anger at the death of Kayla Moore, a transgender woman who died in police custody.
Biola University is working to create a policy regarding transgender individuals, as current university literature on sexuality does not reference those who identify themselves as the opposite gender.
The NY Post applied for a press pass to the GLAAD Media Awards but was denied because of its history of anti-trans coverage, GLAAD reports.
If high schools (and even junior high and middle schools) haven’t yet thought about how they would handle a situation in which a transgender student wanted to play a sport, they’d better start.
Hate crime charges are pending on three men who are accused of beating and kicking a transgendered person and a friend, according to a report from Montgomery County police's 3rd District.
Transgender golfer Bobbi Lancaster is aiming to compete on the LPGA Tour. But in an article this weekend in the Arizona Republic, the 62-year-old former collegiate golfer says she should not be allowed to compete against women her own age.
When I first came out as a transgender man in the mid 1990s, I quickly realized that I would have to pay out-of-pocket for the health care I needed.