Transgender

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'Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce' named most popular original series ever on Fuse, picked up for second season

Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, today announced that the reality series "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce" is the network's most-watched original series ever and the series has been picked up for a second season of eight all-new episodes set to premiere in June 2014.
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Snapshots: Trans topics in the Spanish-language media and on CNN, Goldie Hawn speaks out on Nigeria, and GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project

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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And the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees are... #glaadawards

Today GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, recognizing the powerful and important media stories from this historic year for LGBT equality.

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GLAAD's Tiq Milan and Christina Kahrl share best practices for covering transgender stories on CNN's Reliable Sources

Christina Kahrl, a writer for ESPN, and member of GLAAD's board, and Tiq Milan, GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources to discuss reporting on transgender people, particularly in light of Grantland's salacious article, "Dr. V's Magical Putter," which outed Essay Anne Vanderbilt as a transgender woman.

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Autostraddle: Trans-exclusionary Medicaid regulations are terrible, awareness campaign is awesome

Autostraddle recently highlighted the New York Medicaid campaign being run jointly by the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, GLAAD, and TransJustice, a program of the Audre Lorde Project.

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The GLAAD Wrap: 'Hannibal' adds lesbian character, 'The Skeleton Twins' gets picked up, and 'Vicious' gets a premiere date

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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