Transgender

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

May 19, 2014

Canadian Blood Services refuses to allow trans woman to give blood

On March 14th, Clayre Sessoms was denied the opportunity to donate blood.

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Snapshots: So-called "ex-gay" therapy, NYC Pride, Modern Family, 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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Eye on the media: 4 myths debunked about Houston's non-discrimination ordinance

GLAAD and ThinkProgress have previously published facts that counter commonly invoked myths surrounding HERO, and Media Matters has done so regarding ENDA. For your informed convenience, here's a breakdown.

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Andrew Garfield plays trans woman in new Arcade Fire music video "We Exist"

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield plays a transgender woman who finds herself transported in front of a cheering crowd in the new music video for Arcade Fire's latest single "We Exist."

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Gov. O'Malley signs Maryland's transgender non-discrimination bill into law

Today, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill into law that bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in housing and employment.

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Conn. newspaper editorial calls for release of transgender teen girl from prison

An editorial in Connecticut's New Haven Register calls for the release of transgender teen girl, Jane Doe, from the prison where she is being held without criminal charges against her by order of the state's Department of Children and Families.

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