Transgender

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Trans student Andraya Williams tells HuffPost Live: "I want to feel safer on my campus"

Today, North Carolina trans student Andraya Williams spoke to HuffPost Live about her experience being interrogated by a security guard at Central Piedmont Community College because she is transgender.

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VIDEO: GLAAD's Tiq Milan talks ENDA on HuffPost Live: "The government needs to go with the voice of the people"

Tiq Milan, GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist, appeared on HuffPost Live yesterday to discuss the possibility of President Obama signing an executive order to enact the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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WATCH: Trans student calls for apology and policy changes from her college for anti-trans discrimination

College student Andraya Williams of North Carolina is calling for Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to apologize for discriminating against her because she is a transgender woman.

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Trans student files complaint against conservative Christian university for gender discrimination

The mother of a transgender student at George Fox University, a conservative Christian college in Oregon, has started an online petition calling for the school to reverse its decision to ban her son from residing in an all-male dorm on campus.

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Truth In Advertising's truly transphobic ad

Truth in Advertising is a consumer advocacy organization. Much of their work is fact-checking claims made in advertisements and labels about products. However, a recent commercial as a part of the organization's "The Truth's Not Always Easy" campaign used exploitative transgender stereotypes.

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GLAAD Global Voices: This trans Chinese dancer does it all

Jin Xing is a highly acclaimed dancer and choreographer, a dance teacher, a television talk show host, a writer, a bar owner, a television guest judge, a mother, and a colonel in China's People's Liberation Army.

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2nd annual Trans 100 list released

The 2014 U.S. Trans 100 list, which celebrates the breadth and diversity of work being done in, by and for the transgender community, is now available as a PDF file with the names, photos, and bios for this year's honorees.
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