Employment discrimination pushes LGBT youth into the closet
A new report by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) shows that LGBT workers face bias and discrimination in the hiring and recruitment process, on-the-job inequality and unfairness, and wage disparities.
Local Cleveland LGBT adovacy group meets with Cleveland Plain Dealer to discuss Anti-Trans reporting habits
On May 22nd, Jacob Nash of Margie's Hope and Cleveland Transgender Community Outreach Committee met with faculty of the Cleveland Plain Dealer to further discuss its transgender reporting habits.
Dr. Michele Angello to release a Trans 101 guidebook to parents, family, and communities of Transgender youth
On June 12, Dr. Michele Angello, a clinical sexologist and gender specialist will be releasing "On The Couch With Dr. Angello: A Guide to Raising & Supporting Transgender Youth". On The Couch with Dr. Angello is a Trans 101 course book that will help parents, families, and communities of Trans identified children navigate through society.
NCAVP report: 2012 hate violence disproportionately target transgender women of color
2012 saw the 4th highest murder rate of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people in history, according to the annual Hate Violence Report released by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report analyzes statistics collected in 18 states about survivors and victims' age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and type of violence experienced in order to track trends in the violence directed at the LGBTQH community.