transgender

Portland YWCA brings services to homeless transgender survivors

The YWCA of Greater Portland, Oregon, which provides direct services to the local community and advocates for social change, is working to change that with a program that addresses the needs of transgender people seeking shelter and housing services.

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September 25, 2014

A closer look at Eisha Love and violence in Chicago

The Windy City Times published a third article in an investigative series about the arrest of Eisha Love and the subsequent murders of Paige Clay and Tiffany Gooden.Eisha Love was charged with first degree attempted murder after surviving a transphobic attack on Chicago's west side.

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Schoolboys wear skirts to protest fine against transgender girl for wearing female uniform

After a transgender girl was disciplined and fined by her teachers for wearing a skirt to school in Brazil, her fellow classmates wore skirts to protest and support her.

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Parents of trans kids candidly speak to Brynn Tannehill about their experiences

Trans advocate Brynn Tannehill interviewed parents of transgender children and unveiled similar patterns among the families.

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After trans teen Jane Doe briefly escapes custody, #JusticeForJane campaign to hold rally for her release

On Tuesday, the transgender teenager known as Jane Doe, who was imprisoned by order of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) in May without criminal charges against her, briefly escaped from custody at a juvenile center for delinquent boys before being found by police hours later.

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VIDEO: Transgender advocate Brynn Tannehill's passionate and powerful speech for 2014 TransPride Pittsburgh

Trans advocate Brynn Tannehill used her own personal struggle to emphasize the importance of acceptance within the trans community at the 2014 TransPride Pittsburgh National Conference.

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September 18, 2014

Eisha Love is serving jail time for defending herself while other Chicago trans women are being attacked

On the morning of March 28 2012 while stopping at a gas station, Eisha Love and a friend were accosted at a gas station with a barrage of anti-trans epithets which led to an altercation.

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Snapshots: Symantec filters out discrimination, Andreja Pejic's AMA, GLAAD in Guatemala and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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'She's perfect the way she is': Students show support for transgender homecoming princess in Colorado

A transgender high school student in Colorado was crowned her high school's homecoming princess on Friday, according to the Associated Press. Scarlett Lenh, a 16-year-old junior at Sand Creek High School Colorado Springs, said she didn't expect to be nominated in the first place.

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