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Today, GLAAD joined Ban Ki Moon, Ricky Marin, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, and hundreds of LGBT and global human rights advocates at the United Nations in New York City. The event, titled “Leadership in the Fight against Homophobia” a panel discussion in celebration of International Human Rights Day.
Following outreach from GLAAD, ESPN980 in Washington D.C. announced today that it has suspended Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, hosts of the "Sports Reporters" show, over a segment they ran last week in which the pair made fun of transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig.
An LGBT couple whose engagement at the White House's LGBT Pride Month reception went viral in an online video were married last week in New York City.
ESPN Radio hosts in Washington D.C. apologized today for having called a transgender basketball player "it" last week, but the apology only scratched the surface of how disrespectful the initial segment was.
On this 2012 observance of International Human Rights Day, anti-transgender violence continues to be suffered at alarming rates around the world.
More than 60 years ago, the United Nations declared December 10 International Human Rights Day.
Virginia teenager Sage Smith has been missing for nearly 20 days and there has been virtually no media coverage of her abduction.
We know it's the New York Post. We know what their standards are, and they're not very high. Many of the writers and editors have made it clear that they could care less about the trans young people reading their paper - or parents and friends who have lost a loved one due to anti-trans violence.