Transgender

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

Should Medicaid cover transgender healthcare? GLAAD and SRLP share answer on Upworthy

Upworthy, the viral content media company, shared GLAAD and SRLP's flowchart explaining why Medicaid programs should provide coverage for transgender-related healthcare.

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KCRW and Rolling Stone focus on rising LGBT youth homelessness

KCRW's radio talk show, To The Point, recently featured a conversation about the epidemic of homelessness facing LGBT youth in the United States, despite apparent growing acceptance for LGBT people in general. The episode was based off an article in this month's issue of Rolling Stone Magazine on the same topic.

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September 10, 2014

Take a look at the LGBT folks featured in the 2014 Root 100 List

TheRoot.com, one of the most widely read and influencial Black news sites, has just published their list of the 100 most influential African Americans. Among the esteemed group of Black LGBT leaders are Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Rashad Robinson, and Yoruba Richen.

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September 10, 2014

TransTech launches campaign for fall tech apprenticeship

TransTech is a Chicago-based non-profit organization that offers an apprenticeship and training academy that teaches job skills, graphic design, and web coding skills.

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Snapshots: Dear Prudence, Trans healthcare, Big Brother Big Sister, and more

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

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September 8, 2014

Local Memphis station gets transgender coverage right

41-year old Alejandra Leos a Latina transgender woman, was murdered a mere few feet from her home in Memphis Tennessee last Friday.
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