National Center for Transgender Equality

Review: Summer Luk Presents Trans Talent spotlights trans performers

On Aug 26 2016, GLAAD intern Summer Luk curated and hosted a charity showcase at Ludlow Studios to benefit the National Center for Transgender Equality.

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Federal employees will now have access to transgender healthcare

This past Tuesday, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management told federal employees' health insurers that starting in 2016, they cannot contain blanket exclusions for transgender healthcare in their plans.

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U.S. trans survey launches summer 2015

This summer, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) will launch their 2015 U.S. Trans Survey, the largest survey ever focusing on the lives and experiences of transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary people.

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October 10, 2014

Rock the Vote launches #TurnOutForWhat video challenge

Following their recent video's viral success, Rock the Vote just announced a new way to take action and get invovled in the upcoming 2014 Midterm Elections

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June 24, 2014

Obama administration advocates for transgender people

Over the weekend, The Associated Press ran a piece celebrating the many transgender-inclusive advances President Barack Obama's administration has made.

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May 29, 2014

UK trans woman calls for government to no longer retain information about her assigned sex at birth

A trans woman, C, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, in the Greater London area is fighting a case requesting that the Government remove details on her previous life, including her old name. Her case rests on the claim that her gender reassignment surgery is a private matter and "wholly irrelevant" to her ability to find work.

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Barneys New York features transgender models, stories in new ad campaign

Barneys New York, the iconic high-end department store, is introducing a spring campaign called "Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters," which features 17 models who are transgender and gender non-conforming, and will donate proceeds to LGBT organizations.

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National LGBT organizations use #SpiritDay to educate and inspire

LGBT advocacy and service organizations joined millions of people going purple for Spirit Day. While prominent figures like Laverne Cox, Jenny "JWOWW" Farley, and Jason Collins served as Spirit Day Ambassadors, national LGBT organizations shared an anti-bullying message with their own communities.

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Report shows undocumented trans immigrants face discrimination and violence

A new report building on data from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey suggests that undocumented trans immigrants in the United States face high levels of discrimination and violence in employment, housing, healthcare, and within the immigration system.

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