Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
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Conan O'Brien apologized today after a monologue joke delivered by Conan O’Brien on his show last Tuesday upset members and allies of the LGBT community.
GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.
Following statements of outrage from transgender woman Carmen Carrera, her supporters and GLAAD over how an episode of Cake Boss depicted the performer as the punchline to a prank setup, TLC has pulled the episode from airwaves.
After a recent episode of TLC's “Cake Boss” made Carmen Carrera the punchline in an anti-trans prank, GLAAD joins Carrera in demanding action from the network.
Today, GLAAD released videos of LGBT leaders, civil rights leaders, and labor leaders discussing the negative impact of the stop and frisk policy in order to mobilize these movements for a Father’s Day march that will advance a shared agenda of equality and justice.
Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
This June, many cities around the United States will be hosting Black and Latino Gay Prides--and will continue to carry on the celebration of the LGBT movement throughout the year.
The Glee Project's Tyler Ford, a 21-year-old multi-racial transgender contestant, spoke with GLAAD this week about his story, his experience on The Glee Project and his hopes going forward.
Meet Marla Krolikowski. She no longer has any reason to hide. For 32 years, Krolikowski lived a dual life, teaching at St. Francis Prep School in Queens as a man, Mark, who professionally dressed in a suit and tie.
Reserve recruiters dream of people like Morgan Wade walking into their office. She had a sterling service record, was on the fast track to chief petty officer, and qualified in a field where the demand for skilled individuals is high.
Despite efforts by local activists, the city of Dallas likely won’t add comprehensive healthcare for its transgender employees this year.
Jenna Fischetti hopes no else will have to go through what she did. A transgender woman, Fischetti says she was fired from her car dealership job in 2004 after her employers discovered that while they knew her as a male at work, she adopted a female persona on weekends.
The before and after photos of Anna Grodzka show how much she – and her country – have transformed.
Chicago will soon be home to one of the only medical clinics for transgender and gender-variant children in the country.
Kayla-Ann Emmons considers Eugene to be a mostly tolerant community for transsexuals such as herself. But last month, she says, she was the victim of a hate crime.
Honey Dijon, the popular house-music D.J., finds herself a role model for transgender people.