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This week the White House hosted tech innovators and LGBT leaders at the LGBT Innovation Summit to discuss how techno
Following the murder of Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati and the problematic media coverage of her story, TakePart spoke to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender people, particularly in stories involving transgender victims of violence.
Last week, Chicago House’s TransLife Center, a service center that helps trans people find housing, employment, and medical care, unveiled a billboard campaign with Firebelly Design, a local graphic design company, to raise awareness of transgender issues, namely “walking while trans.”
Members of GLAAD's News Team met with reporters and editors at Newsweek to talk about transgender news coverage, LGBT story ideas, and information on issues facing transgender people.
Two transgender women in West Virginia were denied their right to take their ID picture as their authentic selves. On two separate occasions the women were ordered to "take off their wigs and makeup" before being allowed to take an updated license photo.
Meggan Sommerville, a 16-year employee of the company's store in Aurora, filed a complaint with the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) in April 2011 alleging discrimination in employment and in public accommodation, and her lawsuit is still pending.
New York Times best-selling author and GLAAD's national co-chair, Jennifer Finney Boylan, shared with CBS News the issues and actions – those regarding transgender equality – that are most important to her in today's civil rights movement as a part of their "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement" series.
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A suspect in the murder of trans woman Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati turned himself in to police on Wednesday morning. Quamar Edwards (no relation to the victim) was escorted by relatives to Cincinnati police headquarters to face charges for Tiffany's death.
Spanish-language media and transgender people; recent pieces and articles.