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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
In Louisiana, three suspects were arrested for allegedly holding a transgender woman captive in the Ajax area of Natchitoches Parish.
Road to Home, a documentary exploring the crisis of youth homelessness in New York City, is currently in production.
The Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) Commissioner Joette Katz said today that the transgender teen girl known as Jane Doe, who has been held in an adult prison for nearly 2 months without criminal charges against her, will be admitted to a treatment center for youth in Massachusetts.
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), in conjunction with a coalition that includes the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and Empire State Pride Agenda among others, has announced that the State of New York now requires only an affidavit from a licensed healthcare provider that indicates a transgender individual has received clinical treatment in order to correct birth certificates. The City of New York has yet to follow suit.
The GLAAD staff in Los Angeles joins the #JusticeForJane campaign and shares their reasons why.
Keith Ablow responds to family acceptance of transgender child by recommending anti-psychotic medication
We previously shared with you a video about Ryland, the six-year-old transgender boy whose heartwarming story of transition and acceptance was documented in a viral video with upwards of five million views and climbing. Ryland Whittington and his family have received praise and support online.