Monica Roberts

October 24, 2014

Trans Texan trailblazer Monica Roberts needs her community

Monica Roberts, legendary blogger and advocate who has worked tirelessly for the transgender community over the last two decades, is facing homelessness.

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August 5, 2014

Houston Equal Rights Ordinance withstands petition for ballot referendum

Attempts to overturn Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance has failed, announced Mayor Annise Parker earlier this week.

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August 4, 2014

National Association of Black Journalists Conference: Tiffany Warren honored, GLAAD panel addresses reporting on anti-trans violence

GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist Tiq Milan moderated a panel on fair and accurate reporting of violence against transgender women of color at this year's National Association of Black Journalist Conference in Boston. Additionally GLAAD board member, Tiffany R. Warren received teh 2014 Pat Tobin Award.

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June 26, 2014

GLAAD congratulates Tona Brown, first transgender woman of color to perform at Carnegie Hall

Last night, Tona Brown made her debut at Carnegie Hall as the first transgender woman of color to perform in the iconic venue.

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Houston HEROs speak out for non-discrimination ordinance

Houston, Texas could soon pass HERO, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which would cover employment, city contracting, housing, public accommodations and private employment at businesses with at least 50 employees on the basis of both sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Trans actors, producers, writers and advocates weigh in on trans representation in TV and film

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.

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GLAAD to Media: Tell the Story of Anti-Transgender Violence Correctly

Two instances of anti-transgender murders occurred in Orlando, Florida and Baltimore, Maryland over the last 24 hours. Both were transgender women of color. And when the media doesn't tell their story correctly, it perpetuates misleading stereotypes about transgender people.
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February 28, 2013

Filling a void in the blogsphere: Monica Roberts for Transgriot

As the first African American trans woman to create a news outlet that focuses on trans women of color issues, Monica Roberts, creator of TransGriot, is continuing to raise visibility for black trans women and the everyday challenges they face.
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