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A vigil will be held tonight in Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood to honor the life and memory of Islan Nettles, a 21-year-old transgender woman of color who was brutally attacked and killed last week.
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Yesterday, after Private Chelsea Manning came out publicly as a transgender woman, many media outlets failed to refer to her accurately with the correct name and pronouns. GLAAD assembled resources for the media to improve their coverage, yet still, some outlets are claiming that the issue of how to refer to Manning is unclear. This is simply not the case.
Islan Nettles, a New York City transgender woman, has died after an attack on the early morning hours of August 17. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday, was taken off of life support and died.
A round of applause for GLAAD's Summer 2013 interns! Talented thinkers, writers, and activists, these interns joined the GLAAD team in June and have since helped develop our campaigns, events, and programs. As they head back to school in the fall, we wanted to thank these young leaders for their incredible work.
Carmen Carrera has penned an autobiographical essay for W magazine, alongside a glam photo shoot by acclaimed photographer Steven Meisel.
Last night on TeenNick's "Degrassi," we lost one of the only two regular transgender characters on television.
No one should be even mildly shocked to hear Randy Thomasson delberately misgendering a human being in an on-air debate. Thanks to CAP, no outlet has to be surprised the next time they book Thomasson or any number of voices