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In recognition of Transgender Awareness Week and the Transgender Day of Rememberance, GLAAD and TheWrap spoke with 11 trans actors, producers, writers and advocates to gather perceptions of trans representation in TV and film entertainment.
Stars from The CW's series including The Carrie Diaries and America's Next Top Model and the CW Seed webseries Husbands went purple this Spirit Day to show their support for LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying.
On Monday, February 11, transgender fashion designer, actress and former America's Next Top Model star Isis King debuted her much-anticipated collection titled, "The Goldest winter Ever," in New York.
Fundraising will always be a challenge for independent creators, but crowd sourced funding websites give projects that might have been overlooked in traditional channel a renewed chance for success, and have been particularly useful for many LGBT creators hoping to share their stories through independent media. Here is a list of 15 LGBT-inclusive fan-funded success stories from 2012.
In recognition of Transgender Awareness week, GLAAD presents some of the most groundbreaking representations of transgender people that have raised awareness of the community in mainstream audiences.
As LGBT History Month comes to a close, The Huffington Post named trans advocate Isis King as their icon of the day.
Not too long ago GLAAD blog readers were introduced to Hello Forever, a film starring transgender model and actress Isis King about Filipina women trying to overcome obstacles and find a way out of poverty. The filmmakers took to Kickstater in hopes to raise funds to cover post-production costs and festival submission fees. With your help they met their goal, and Isis shared her excitement on Twitter.
Trans advocates Isis King and Janet Mock sat down as part of the LGBT documentary series, In the Life, for a conversation about visibility of trans women today.
Transgender model Isis King can add acting to her resume as she makes her debut in Hello Forever, a film about the hardships faced by four Filipina women and their journey to find a way out of poverty.
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