anti-transgender violence

July 1, 2014

During World Cup, GLAAD calls for news coverage of anti-trans violence in Brazil

With the media flocking to cover news aside from the World Cup in Brazil, news outlets and publications would do well to keep in mind the brutal situation for transgender individuals in the Roman Catholic nation.

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Two transgender women of color verbally harassed and attacked on Atlanta's MARTA train

At the Five Points MARTA train station in downtown Atlanta, two transgender women of color were verbally harassed and physically attacked by several men.

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January 17, 2014

Support continues for California transgender teen after attack

After being constantly bullied, transgender 16-year-old student, Jewlyes Gutierrez, defended herself when she got into a fight with three of her peers. Following the incident, the District Attorney charged the teen with battery.

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November 20, 2013

#TDOR COMMENTARY: Our lives are valuable

GLAAD's Tiq Milan writes that Transgender Day of Remembrance is about remembering those who have been lost to anti-trans violence and how we can stop the flow of violence.

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October 22, 2013

Transgender Russian woman, who took her own life after being fired, is honored in Red Square

LGBT advocates held a "Day of Remembrance" in Moscow's Red Square in honor of Dasha, who died by suicide due to Russia's anti-LGBT laws.

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Star-Ledger newspaper repeatedly misgenders trans woman killed in New Jersey

Earlier this week, a transgender woman of color was found stabbed to death in her home in New Jersey, as reported by Monica Roberts and others. Eyricka Morgan, who was 26 years old, was a former student at Rutgers University and involved with the New Jersey Community Research Initiative.

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July 29, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Trans representation, ENDA info, HIV discrimination

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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GLAAD working to correct media coverage of trans woman murdered in Philadelphia

This past weekend, GLAAD learned that local Philadelphia media sensationalized and inaccurately reported on the murder of a trans woman of color, using the wrong name and pronouns and including irrelevant information about her past.

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Court dismisses abuse allegations by transgender inmate

As the new web series Orange is the New Black brings focus to transgender women in prison through a character played by transgender actress Laverne Cox, real life transgender inmates are calling for the prison system to provide the healthcare and safety they need.

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