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An arrest has been in the case surrounding Diamond Williams, a transgender women in Philadelphia. Tonight a Speak Out and Vigil is being held in her honor.
This past weekend, GLAAD learned that local Philadelphia media sensationalized and inaccurately reported on the murder of a trans woman of color, using the wrong name and pronouns and including irrelevant information about her past.
Thanks to a three year long campaign by RAGE, SEPTA has removed gender stickers on all monthly transit passes, making the Philly transit system more inclusive for transgender, gender queer and gender non-conforming people.
Philadelphia lawmaker Brian Sims, the first openly gay candidate elected to the Pennsylvania legislature, was sworn into office on Tuesday.
Police are investigating the murder of Kyra Kruz, a 27-year-old transgender woman and advocate in Philadelphia.
On World AIDS Day, we commemorate those who have been lost to the epidemic while also showing unity in continued efforts to fight it and recognizing the ways it has reshaped our world. Much of that has been reflected in film and television addressing HIV/AIDS, though attention to the epidemic hasn’t always remained consistent.