News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Ten Trans New Hampshire Residents Featured in New Book
A new book shares ten stories from New Hampshire's transgender community showing both the richness of their experiences and the hardships they face just for being who they are.
Which schools are America's LGBT-friendliest?
Campus Pride (in partnership with Huffington Post) has released 2012's “Top 25 List of LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" in time for the Back to School Season. Find out which schools made the cut!
Secret Meetings, 'Conversion Therapy' and Male Power -- LGBT Life in El Salvador
Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentiment
Are Your Voting Rights in Jeopardy?
New voter ID laws could prevent more than 25,000 transgender citizens from voting, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has released “Voting While Trans” resources in order to educate trans voters on what they can do to successfully cast their ballots, particularly during what advocate Laverne Cox says is “a critical election season.”
"Solidarity & Actions": Exclusive Interview with Young Lesbian Activists in El Salvador Part 1
GLAAD has an exclusive interview with a pair of young lesbian activists in El Salvador. In part one, we learn the history of their country's LGBT rights movement, and some of the massive hurdles their equality advocates have to overcome.