Each week The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Latest Update on Transgender
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the brutal murder of transgender teenager Gwen Araujo in Newark, California.
Last week, GLAAD and members of New York’s trans community met with editors and staff members at the New York Times for a very frank, off-the-record discussion about issues that uniquely affect trans people.
This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November.
Transgender photographer and advocate Loren Cameron lectured at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
NBJC, a leading national policy organization committed to uplifting the black LGBT community and fighting to end homophobia and racism holds 3rd Annual OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit in Washington, DC.
The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched a new resource for transgender advocates in college.
Transgender soldiers still cannot serve openly after the repeal of the U.S. military's discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) policy.
Parterning for Peace, hosted by GLAAD spokesperson, Ja'briel Walthour, and First City Network will raise awareness around LGBT issues and provide resources of support for allies.
Medford City Councilor Robert Penta raised concerns Tuesday over recent changes that govern how public schools in Massachusetts are to receive transgender students.
A transgender woman says she was kicked out of a local spa. But the spa tells a different story.
On February 1, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture (SRT) issued a report on abusive practices in health care settings that has important implications for LGBT people and people with intersex conditions.
A few salient facts are known about the Americans whose lives might be changed by a Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected this summer.
Ahead of International Women’s Day on 08 March, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance is launching a new report, The Night Is Another Country, which reveals horrific acts of abuse and violence against transgender women in Latin America.
In New York, great strides have been made in protecting the civil rights of the gay and lesbian community, like the legalization of same-sex marriage. However, if you ask any of the thousands of transgender New Yorkers, they will tell you that they still face severe discrimination and bullying in their workplaces, and even threats of violence in their communities.
Colorado law protects the right of Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old transgender child, to use the girls' restroom at her public elementary school. Administrators at the Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 should have allowed her to do so.
At least three men sexually assaulted a screaming transgender woman at gunpoint after a fight erupted over money in their Midtown hotel room early Thursday morning, police said.