Transgender

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

WATCH: The scene at the Stonewall Inn after the historic SCOTUS marriage decision

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires went to the historic Stonewall Inn to capture people's first reactions in the first twenty minutes after marriage equality became legal.

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June 26, 2015
by GLAAD

GLAAD's Nick Adams attends White House Pride Reception; Jennicet Gutierrez calls for end to trans immigrant detention

GLAAD's Director of Programs for Transgender Media attended the LGBT Pride Month Reception at the White House.

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Report shows harassment and mistreatment of trans and gender non-conforming students in NY public schools

A new report released by the New York Civil Liberties Union entitled "Dignity for All? Discrimination Against Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students" in New York State reveals that transgender and gender nonconforming students in New York public schools continue to face repeated discrimination and harassment from school officials and other students, despite legislation specifically in place to prevent them.

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Federal employees will now have access to transgender healthcare

This past Tuesday, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management told federal employees' health insurers that starting in 2016, they cannot contain blanket exclusions for transgender healthcare in their plans.

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California law ensuring respect for gender identity on death certificates takes effect in July

In July, a California law that will allow transgender people to have their gender identity listed on their death cert

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Transgender teen Mercedes Williamson murdered in Mississippi

Earlier this month, George County police in Mississippi found the body of 17-year-old transgender woman Mercedes Williamson, who was reportedly murdered on May 30th, 2015.

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