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The Episcopal Church has passed a set of resolutions including gender identity and expression to the denomination's non-discrimination policy for lay people and clergy.
While this story deals with a sensitive issue of an alleged crime, the media has largely disregarded basic respect for Vanessa and her identity. Several news outlets have used wrong pronouns and called Vanessa the wrong name, misrepresented her gender identity, and even referred to her with derogatory slurs.
Trans advocates Isis King and Janet Mock sat down as part of the LGBT documentary series, In the Life, for a conversation about visibility of trans women today.
Asher Doyle, a 14-year-old who is transgender, has launched a viral campaign to raise tuition money in order to attend a Quaker boarding school with an inclusive environment. His story was recently covered by The Advocate.
Conan O'Brien apologized today after a monologue joke delivered by Conan O’Brien on his show last Tuesday upset members and allies of the LGBT community.
GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.
Following statements of outrage from transgender woman Carmen Carrera, her supporters and GLAAD over how an episode of Cake Boss depicted the performer as the punchline to a prank setup, TLC has pulled the episode from airwaves.
After a recent episode of TLC's “Cake Boss” made Carmen Carrera the punchline in an anti-trans prank, GLAAD joins Carrera in demanding action from the network.
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Today our thoughts are with CeCe McDonald, who faced sentencing in Minneapolis at the Hennepin County Government Center this afternoon.