gender non-conforming

New York State issues guidance to school districts on accommodating transgender students

On Monday, July 20th 2015, the New York State Education Department issued guidance to school districts on properly accommodating transgender and gender non-conforming students.

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NYC: Join the Audre Lorde Project at the 11th annual Trans Day of Action this Friday

TDOA is a march and rally designed to bring together trans and gender non-conforming people of color and allies to rise up in solidarity and strength against violence and discrimination while honoring and continuing the struggle for justice, liberation, and recognition for all oppressed people worldwide.

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October 8, 2014

Gender non-conforming children's book launches fundraising effort

"B in the World" is a children's book that tells the story of a gender non-conforming boy named B, but can only be published with your help.

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Lawsuit filed on behalf of South Carolina teenager denied a license photo for wearing makeup

The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the family of Chase Culpepper, a gender non-conforming South Carolina teenager who was refused a driver's license at the Department of Motor Vehicles until he removed his makeup.

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June 26, 2014

NYC Children's Services releases Safe & Respected, a Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Best Practices Guide

The guide covers current situations, policy, best practices, and practices to avoid across different issues for serving TGNC children involved in government programs and services.

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NYC: Join Audre Lorde Project at the 10th Annual Trans Day of Action on Friday!

Trans Day of Action is a march and rally that bring together trans and gender non-conforming people of color and allies to call attention to continued violence and discrimination, while simultaneously lifting up a legacy of resilience, organizing, and community building.

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A Reflection on the 2014 Philly Trans Health Conference

Every year in Philadelphia there's a free three-day conference solely devoted to trans health and well-being. GLAAD's Faith Issues Intern, Jay Pulitano, went last week. The following is a reflection of his experience.

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Transgender Religious Naming Ceremonies

Changing one's name can be one of the most meaningful steps for a trans or gender nonconforming person in expressing and validating who they are. Religious congregations and individuals from around the country have recognized this and have developed naming ceremonies to honor what can be such an important milestone.

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June 3, 2014

'The Transcending Gender Project': celebrating transgender and gender non-conforming individuals

Photographer Rhys Harper has started The Transcending Gender Project, a photo collection that aims to celebrate transgender and gender non-conforming individuals as people, not just by their gender, by bringing visibility to their lives.

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