Diamond Williams

September 9, 2013

Snapshots: Russia, The CW's Capture, and your top LGBT film character

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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Private Chelsea Manning's story is a wakeup call for national news coverage of transgender people

Today GLAAD and over 40 organizations call on journalists to improve their coverage of transgender people following Private Chelsea Manning's statement that she is female and using the name Chelsea and female pronouns. The immediate news coverage, as well as the follow up analysis, brought into sharp focus the national news media's frequently inaccurate and uninformed coverage of transgender people.

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Philadelphia trans community and allies gather in Love Park, hold vigil for Diamond Williams

Last night, family and friends gathered in Philadelphia's Love Park to hold a vigil in honor of Diamond Williams, a trans woman of color who was brutally murdered and dismembered last week in an act of transphobic violence.

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July 23, 2013

Update: Diamond Williams, Transgender Woman Murdered In Philadelphia

An arrest has been in the case surrounding Diamond Williams, a transgender women in Philadelphia. Tonight a Speak Out and Vigil is being held in her honor.

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