AB1266

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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Trans teen attacked at school, charged with battery -- sign petition for charges to be dropped

A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jewlyes, was attacked at her school in California in November. Now, the District Attorney is charging the young trans student with battery.

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January 8, 2014

Protections for transgender students in peril. Repeal efforts advance to full validation count

Even though California's transgender non-discrimination law, the School Success and Opportunity Act or AB1266, was signed into law last August, it still faces potential repeal. A coalition of anti-LGBT activist organizations collected hundreds of thousands of signatures to put the law up for a public vote in November.

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Tonight's 'Glee' included a story on bathroom access for transgender students, learn how to Support All Students now [SPOILERS]

Tonight's episode of Glee on Fox included a storyline for transgender student Unique (Alex Newell) regarding access to restroom facilities at her public high school. All students deserve the same opportunities to be successful, and you can find resources and ways to help support trans youth now!
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November 7, 2013

Eye on the Media: Pacific Justice Institute continues to bully transgender teenager

Increased transgender protections will likely capture media attention, especially with California's School Success and Opportunity Act, or AB1266, getting national coverage.

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October 31, 2013

Transwoman denied access to women's locker room at LA Fitness

Yanel Valenzuela, a transwoman from Montclair, California, was denied access to the women's locker room at an LA Fitn

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GLAAD to media: Don't get duped by fabricated stories of transgender youth harassing students

Following the passage of the Schools Success and Opportunity Act, anti-transgender organizations like the Pacific Justice Institute have fabricated stories in order to scare people into opposing fair treatment for transgender students.

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