Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Latest Update on Transgender
A 19-year-old was found stabbed to death in Chicago, blocks from the shooting of Paige Clay, a transgender woman of color.
Voting is closing soon for the 2012 Do Something Awards and several LGBT stars, allies and inclusive television series are nominated for their charitable works and roles in raising awareness.
As violence against the trans community increases in our nation’s capital and adds onto the many forms of systemic discrimination trans people face, the DC Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to promote respect and educate the public on these issues in the first government-funded campaign of its kind.
In a new video promoting their highly-anticipated film adaptation of the novel Cloud Atlas, Lana Wachowski made one of her first public appearances since transitioning.
Every 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.
Forty-eight percent of new HIV infections are LGBT men of color? Why? Rod 2.0 founder and blogger Rod McCullom sits down with the CDC to discuss this epidemic during the International AIDS Conference which wrapped up in DC earlier this week.
The New York Times has invited GLAAD and trans community members to meet in order to speak about story ideas, and ways to improve the paper's coverage of the transgender community.
The International AIDS Conference kicked-off over the weekend. More than 30,000 people are expected to gather in our nation's capital.
At 16, a boy became the youngest in the Paloso naw village of Kunar province to have a life-changing operation.
One of Chicago's last transgender organizations is staring down a dissolution proposal after a controversial move by the group's president.
A transgender woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to killing a young woman last year on a Wilmington street.
The Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has released a new study today analyzing the impact of anti-LGBT bullying on middle and high school students who participate in athletics.
The D.C. Council introduced today a bill that would bring city regulations in line with 23 states and the State Department in protecting the identities of individuals who undergo gender transitions.
In recent days, Thailand’s transgender community has surfaced in media reports, covering topics ranging from an offensive IKEA advertisement to a political campaign aimed at the untapped “kathoey” (male-to-female) voting bloc.
A dozen elderly women are gathered inside the pink house, set on a narrow dirt road in a dusty suburb of Jakarta. Together they sew, bake and chat.
When I was young there was a time when I figured, the hell with it. I’d never even said the word transgender out loud. I couldn’t imagine saying it, ever. I mean, please.