Transgender

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New York issues guidance for private insurance companies to cover transgender-related healthcare

New York State is issuing guidance to insurance companies, requiring them to end discriminatory exclusions on covering transgender-related healthcare, according to the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund.
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New report spotlights issues facing LGBT Americans

In collaboration with the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), Center for American Progress, and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), GLAAD has released a new report, Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Americans.

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GLAAD @ Work: LeAnn Rimes, Marriage in Australia, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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December 4, 2014

Minnesota State High School League passes trans-inclusive policy

The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) has passed a policy that will allow transgender students to participate in athletics and other extracurricular activities

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Miami-Dade County votes in favor of transgender protections in Human Rights Ordinance

On Tuesday, Miami-Dade County Commission voted to include protections against discrimination based gender identity and gender expression in its Human Rights Ordinance. In an 8-3 vote that followed a four-hour public hearing, commissioners approved the inclusion of these protections in employment, housing and public accommodation.

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World AIDS Day 2014 -- Read the President's Proclamation

The Presidential Proclamation -- World AIDS Day 2014 provides a brief overview of what the Administration has done nationally and internationally to fight the disease.

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GLAAD @ Work: Trans Awareness Week, Ty Herndon comes out, Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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NY Court of Appeals allows retrial of hate crime charge for killing of Syracuse trans woman

Today, the New York State Court of Appeals announced that it will allow the Onondaga County District Attorney to retry Dwight DeLee, the man accused of killing a transgender woman, Lateisha Green, in 2008, while overturning his previous conviction.

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November 21, 2014

Assault survivors reclaim their stories with It's On Us and GLAAD

Through GLAAD and It's On Us, LGBT survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence tell their stories in a moving photo series. Trigger Warning: Themes of sexual assault and intimate partner violence.

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