Blair Durkee, a transgender advocate, is calling on Senator Bright, the sponsor of S 1203 in South Carolina, to meet with her and others.
In a joint effort, Freedom for All Americans, American Unity Fund, and Equality NC released a new ad that calls for the repeal of anti-LGBT North Carolina law, HB 2.
Last week, Target pledged its support for customers to use the restroom and fitting room that corresponds with their gender identity.
Abby Stein was born and raised within a Chasidic family of rabbinic descent in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, and recently came out as a woman of trans experience. Her goal now is to raise awareness to people going through a similar experience.
While LGBT opponents try to sneak anti-trans bill S1203 through the Senate General Subcommittee without a public vote, South Carolina businesses are standing up against LGBT discrimination
While the work to not only silence this bill once and for all, but to shift the cultural narrative towards full acceptance, is undoubtedly ongoing, the importance of this moment is not to be understated.
"America will not tolerate discrimination against the LGBT community nor will it put transgender people in danger without making the states that passed these laws pay economically."
In an effort to continually raise awareness and celebrate transgender people, GLAAD has conducted interviews with transgender individuals of faith as part of an ongoing series. This series aims to highlight the reality that transgender people exist across many religions and faiths.
Today is the 6th Annual International Transgender Day of Visibility, created by transgender advocate Rachel Crandall.