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February 19, 2013

TPOCC: Advocating for Trans People of Color During Black History Month and All Year Long

The Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) is a 3 year old non for profit organization founded by attorney, professor and activist Kylar Broadus. TPOCC is the only national social justice organization that promotes the interest of trans people of color. GLAAD, during the month of February, sat down with Kylar to discuss the current and future projects of TPOCC.
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February 14, 2013

Remembering Ajita Wilson: A Transgender Woman of Many Firsts

Ajita Wilson was an African-American trans women who in the 1970s and 80s starred in foreign films, and most notably, was JET magazine's first transgender beauty of the week.
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Sage Smith's Birthday; Virginia Teen Still Missing on 20th Birthday

Trans Virginia teen Sage Smith has been missing for 21 days and police are still looking for their only suspect Erik McFadden. On her 20th birthday, GLAAD urges more media coverage to help locate Sage Smith.

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Join GLAAD in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to Commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance

Tuesday, November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance to remember our trans friends and family members who we have lost to anti-transgender violence. Find out how you can join GLAAD and participate in an observance in your city.

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NCTE Launches New "Voting While Trans" PSA Series Featuring Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Kit Yan & Other Trans Advocates

This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November.
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September 4, 2012

NBJC Hosts 3rd Annual 'OUT on the Hill' Leadership Summit

NBCJ hosts Leadership Summit to bring awareness to policy-makers about an inclusive LGBT agenda within the politics of Black America.
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