Transgender

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

July 24, 2014

MyDoorSign.com donating all-gender bathroom signs to college campuses

After receiving criticism for their original gender-inclusive bathroom signage design, MyDoorSign.com has revamped their designs and are now donating their "all-gender" signs to college campuses.

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How and why George Fox University's new transgender housing policy is dangerously problematic

George Fox University updated its housing policy earlier in the week to the dehumanizing and problematic standard of requiring transgender students to undergo bottom surgery if they do not want to face discrimination. GLAAD looks at how and why this is a dangerous policy.

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July 24, 2014

After successful Kickstarter campaign, The Switch slated to air on OUTtv

Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Switch, TV's first transgender comedy series is expected to be hitting the air on OUTtv.

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Snapshots: Studio Responsibility Index, Andreja Pejic, FOX's LGBT panel, 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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July 23, 2014

Maryland now covers trans-specific healthcare for state employees

The State of Maryland will now cover transition-related health care to state employees and retirees along with their spouses and dependents.

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George Fox University updates its trans housing policy to highly problematic standard

George Fox University updated its housing policy to the dehumanizing and problematic standard of...

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Michelle Demishevich, transgender Turkish TV reporter, talks to AFP about activism

In a report on LGBT rights in Turkey, Agence France-Presse highlighted Michelle Demishevich, the country's first trans woman TV reporter.

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