Following statements of outrage from transgender woman Carmen Carrera, her supporters and GLAAD over how an episode of Cake Boss depicted the performer as the punchline to a prank setup, TLC has pulled the episode from airwaves.
GLAAD Stands with Carmen Carrera in Demanding Action from TLC after Anti-Transgender Prank on Cake Boss
After a recent episode of TLC's “Cake Boss” made Carmen Carrera the punchline in an anti-trans prank, GLAAD joins Carrera in demanding action from the network.
GLAAD urges constituents to monitor coverage of the proposed bill in Tennessee that would bar transgender people from public accommodations and calls on the media to challenge false claims that protections for transgender people are in any way harmful.
Today, a federal appeals court ruled in favor of Vandy Beth Glenn, who was fired in 2007 from her job as a legislative editor at the General Assembly in Georgia after disclosing that she is transgender and intended to come out in the workplace.