Transgender

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

California bill introduced to ensure respect for gender identity in death certificates

A recently introduced legislative bill in California would change the way deceased transgender people are identified on death certificates, according to The California Report.

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GLAAD speaks to BuzzFeed about need for trans-inclusive admissions policy at Smith College

GLAAD Senior Media Strategist Tiq Milan spoke with BuzzFeed about the admissions policies and practices at Smith College regarding transgender women applicants.
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Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey named NYC Pride Grand Marshals

Heritage Pride, the group that organizes NYC Pride, announced that Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey will serve as Grand Marshals for the 2014 NYC Pride Parade.

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April 17, 2014

VIDEO: Teen couple banned from prom because one of them is transgender

A transgender student at a New York high school is being blocked from attending prom with his girlfriend because he is transgender.

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Vote for Laverne Cox as the year's most influential in the TIME 100 reader poll!

TIME Magazine is putting together the annual TIME 100 list of the most influential people of the year worldwide and you get to have a say! TIME is seeking input in the TIME 100 reader poll where you can vote for your most influential person.
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"Listen to your children" - Access Hollywood speaks to Laverne Cox's mother Gloria backstage at the #GLAADawards

After Laverne Cox's mother Gloria surprised her at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, Gloria joined Laverne backstage to speak with Access Hollywood about loving her transgender daughter and what she would tell the parents of LGBT children.

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