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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
The many flags and symbols associated with the LGBT community can get confusing, so Mashable took the time to explain exactly what each one represents and how they originated.
Today, the Wall Street Journal ran an op-ed from Dr. Paul McHugh, a well-known opponent of transgender healthcare, in which he claimed that "transgender surgery isn’t the solution."
Jane Doe, a 16-year-old transgender girl, has been in prison without charges against her for 65 days, but her image and name have been kept anonymous by the Department of Children and Families.
Yesterday, Laverne Cox chatted about her character, Sophia Burset, on Orange is the New Black and transgender issues with TakePart hosts, Jacob Soboroff and Meghan McCain, who is also a member of GLAAD's National Board of Directors.
Ty Nic, a transgender teen from Illinois, released a music video for his original R&B song "Who I Am."
In honor of NYC Pride 2014, GLAAD is partnering with Instagram to launch their first ever Pride Portrait Campaign. Staff members are posting portraits of themselves accompanied their own stories of pride, love and family… but that's not all!