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Washington, D.C. joins states like California and Minnesota in requiring Medicaid to cover trans-inclusive healthcare, but other states like New York continue to enforce discriminatory exclusions.
Last week, CeCe McDonald visited New York City for the first time, and spoke with several media outlets and organizations about her story and work as an activist.
Yesterday GLAAD met with the editorial team of the TED conference, an international event that brings together fascin
An attempt by anti-trans activists in California to qualify for a referendum vote on the state's newly enacted law protecting transgender students has failed.
Seventeen year old Pat Cordova-Goff is a senior at Azusa High School in California, member of the cheer squad, student body president, and founder of Azusa High School's Gay Straight Alliance. She is now on her way to be the state's first transgender student to play high school softball on a girl's team.
Janet Mock will appear on Piers Morgan Tonight for a second time this evening to discuss the backlash from her appearance on the show last night, which was her first mainstream television interview discussing her memoir, Redefining Realness.
In an interview conducted by the website The Heroines of My Life, LGBT advocate Stephanie Battaglino shared her story of coming out as transgender at her workplace. In the interview, Stephanie spoke about the concerns she had as she prepared to come out as transgender. She discussed the many positive changes she has been able to bring about since her coming out, as well as the opportunities to continue working towards transgender awareness and the need for LGBT equality.
Transgender teens and and young adults find a lifeline in watching and sharing videos on YouTube,
Sports blog Grantland.com publishes two responses to last week's disturbing story by Caleb Hannan titled "Dr. V's Magical Putter," including one by trans sports writer, advocate, and GLAAD Board Member, Christina Kahrl.
Last week, the sports blog Grantland.com published a story titled "Dr. V's Magical Putter." What began as a story about the technology behind the "scientifically superior" Yar golf club devolved into an investigation of its inventor, Essay Anne Vanderbilt, also known as Dr. V. While fact-checking Dr. V's academic background, the author discovered that Dr. V was a transgender woman. When Dr. V learned that the article would reveal her transgender status, she demanded that the author respect her privacy - describing being outed against her will as a "hate crime." When this request was refused, Dr. V committed suicide in October, 2013.