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Seeing Bobby Montoya expressing herself, seeking to join a venerable institution like the Girl Scouts, and eventually being accepted was an incredibly positive sign, and would have served as a perfect happy ending to this story - if some in the media had let it.
Two stories have emerged that highlight the conflict between the conservative beliefs of the Southern Baptist Convention and the reality that LGBT people exist and should be treated equally.
In their “Celebrate Love” column, Colorlines.com, a daily news site on racial justice issues, spotlighted LGBT families of color in Oregon.
The Girl Scouts of Colorado spoke out in support of transgender children following the story of a child who was denied enrollment in a local Girl Scout troop.
The Ali Forney Center and its supporters will rally in Union Square to raise awareness for LGBT homeless youth
GLAAD is continuing to profile prominent transgender advocates and members of the community. This week, we talked to Bamby Salcedo about her advocacy work with transgender youth and those affected by HIV/AIDS.
"Transfigurations" is a photography book by Jana Marcus consisting of large black-and-white portraits exploring gender identity and its relationship to both the body and the transition process.
GLAAD talks to Noah Lewis about his experiences in law school and his work with the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF).
A trans women from Beylikduzu in Istanbul was shot last Saturday, tragically extending 2012's list of murdered transgender women in Turkey.
About two years ago, 53-year-old Savanna DeLong changed her name and let people know she was making the physical transition from a man to a woman. DeLong said that most everyone was sympathetic, except one business where she said she worked.
$10,000 is the amount of money an anonymous donor just gave to help find a missing Charlottesville man. Nobody has seen Dashad Smith for about a month now as investigators continue to focus on an landfill in Henrico County.
A transgender prisoner has been ordered to serve her sentence in a men's prison, not on home detention as requested.
RuPaul is cashing in big time and just might be the next big media mogul. BlackEnterprise.com Decodes her rise to the top.
Back in 2009, we became part of an informal coalition of transgender and cisgender (i.e., non-transgender) students, faculty and staff from a number of institutions of higher education in Colorado called the Colorado Trans on Campus (CTOC) coalition.
In its fifth issue, upstart-magazine Candy has embodied first lady Michelle Obama on its cover, modeled by transgender woman Connie Fleming.
As a society, we need to talk about a future that includes transsexual athletes, because they're here, and they've c