Join Audre Lorde Project, GLAAD and other LGBT organzations to show support for the 8th Annual Trans Day of Action to raise awareness around the discrimination and justice that the trans community faces overall.
GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.
Today, GLAAD released videos of LGBT leaders, civil rights leaders, and labor leaders discussing the negative impact of the stop and frisk policy in order to mobilize these movements for a Father’s Day march that will advance a shared agenda of equality and justice.
Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
Yesterday, GLAAD and several other LGBT, civil rights, faith and labor organizations held a press conference at the historic Stonewall Inn to rally together against New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy and to announce joint support for the June 17th silent march against police harassment.
On Saturday night at the 23rd GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, Janet Mock, noted author, trans advocate and editor of People.com, joined GLAAD in calling for a meeting with staff members of The New York Times to discuss transgender issues.
The murder rate of people who are LGBTQH is at its highest, according to a recently released 2011 report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report also shows that transgender women, people of color, and youth and young adults are at a disproportionately high risk of being victims of what the NCAVP terms hate violence.