TLC Pulls Cake Boss Episode After Carmen Carrera and Her Supporters Speak Out
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.
Story to Watch: Proposed Bill in Tennessee to Restrict Public Accommodations for Transgender People
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.
Story to Watch: Court Rules in Favor of Fired Transgender Employee
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.