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

Department of Justice launches nationwide training to better serve trans community

The US Department of Justice trained law enforcement officers in best practices for serving the transgender community, for the first time ever, last week. Similar trainings will take place for local police departments throughout the country.

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How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Determination and talent. Q&A with Tona Brown

Tona Brown is nearly halfway to her $3500 goal to be able to be the first African-American violinist to perform at Carnegie Hall. GLAAD had a conversation with Tona, asking her about her love of music, her advocacy for African-American and transgender musicians, and what she is doing after her historic performance.

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Log onto Google+ to hear more about Transgender Day of Visibility, Trans 100, and Trans*H4ck

The leaders of the International Transgender Day of Visibility, the newly announced Trans 100 list, and the tech-themed Trans*H4ck will be talking about the last week's events on Google+ at 1:00 PM ET today.

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April 1, 2014

Gender Proud launches on International Transgender Day of Visibility

Gender Proud launched on International Transgender Day of Visibility. Gender Proud is an advocacy organization working to create a universal right to change one's gender marker without having to undergo any surgeries that may not be wanted or necessary for an individual's transgender identity.

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International Transgender Day of Visibility: Looking at positive images of trans people

Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility, and it couldn't be coming at a better time. The day is about elevating the recognition With transgender visibility on the rise, it's a good time to take a look at what is happening in the transgender world.

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Snapshots: Black Trans Advocacy Award, combatting criminalization of HIV, Trans 100, 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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