Transgender

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

Review: Summer Luk Presents Trans Talent spotlights trans performers

On Aug 26 2016, GLAAD intern Summer Luk curated and hosted a charity showcase at Ludlow Studios to benefit the National Center for Transgender Equality.

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GLAAD statement on 'I Am Cait' ending after two seasons

'I Am Cait' gave us something special - a close look into the lives of interesting, intelligent trans women - which entertained and educated people in over 150 countries around the world.

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GLAAD wraps up Texas #SouthernStories tour with Aquí Estamos mini-documentary sneak peek

GLAAD wrapped up the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas with a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" at the Aquí Estamos Conference in McAllen, Texas

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Houstonians get a sneak peek of upcoming Texas mini-documentary

GLAAD hosted a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "State of Change – Texas" at the Montrose Center in Houston Texas as the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.Amanda Turner is a leader of the Beaumont PFlag chapter. She is on the planning committee for the southern comfort transgender conference. 

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July 31, 2016
by GLAAD

GLAAD works with Hollywood to help create transgender roles and with casting transgender actors

GLAAD's Transgender Media Program works with Hollywood to help producers and writers create accurate transgender roles, and helps casting directors find trans actors to play the part.

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Ride along (virtually) as GLAAD takes the Southern Stories Summer Tour to Texas

GLAAD continues its Southern Stories Summer Tour next week in Texas. Throughout the trip, GLAAD will be facilitating conversations with local advocacy leaders about accelerating acceptance and amplifying the voices of LGBT people in the South. We will share resources, and listen to the stories of everyday LGBT Texans

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GLAAD calls for increased and accurate media coverage of transgender murders

In the first week of 2017, the killings of 28-year-old Two-Spirit transgender woman Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow and 41-year old Black transgender woman, Mesha Caldwell, have been reported. 

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