Transgender

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

WATCH: Netflix's 'Sense8' premieres trailers for LGBT characters Nomi and Lito

Check out the character trailers for Sense8's blogger/hacker Nomi (actress Jamie Clayton), who is trans and a lesbian, and closeted telenovela star Lito (actor Miguel Ángel Silvestre), premiering June 5 on Netflix.

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New York Attorney General to educate medical providers on transgender care

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced an initiative which seeks to educate hospitals and other care provides on the discrimination, bias, and lack of adequate care many transgender people face when seeking treatment.

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Congressional resolution recognizes IDAHOT, calls for end to discrimination

More than 60 congressional members, led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced a Congressional resolution in support of the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

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For IDAHOT, UN asks people to look beyond the labels

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia is coming up fast on June 17, and a new video by the Free and Equal Campaign by the United Nations has encouraged us to look at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people in the face and learn about what they are doing with their lives.

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Advocate Debi Jackson's transgender 7-year-old, Avery, shares her story

A 7-year-old transgender girl from Kansas shared her story in a video posted to the New York Times. The Jackson family is deeply accepting of Avery and works as advocates for the transgender community.

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May 11, 2015

VIDEO: GLAAD national board of directors co-chair Jennifer Finney Boylan shares moving story of acceptance at #glaadawards

While introducing Transparent stars Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor at Saturday's 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, and in celebration of Mother's Day, GLAAD national board of directors and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan shared her very moving coming out story with the audience.

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