transgender

George Fox University updates its trans housing policy to highly problematic standard

George Fox University updated its housing policy to the dehumanizing and problematic standard of...

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Michelle Demishevich, transgender Turkish TV reporter, talks to AFP about activism

In a report on LGBT rights in Turkey, Agence France-Presse highlighted Michelle Demishevich, the country's first trans woman TV reporter.

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July 22, 2014

VIDEO: Laverne Cox takes a little time to enjoy The View

Yesterday, Laverne Cox appeared on ABC's The View to talk about her role on Orange is the New Black and the "nuance, and complexity, and dimension" it asked of her, and thus the catharsis it offered her.

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July 22, 2014

GLAAD co-chair on Huffington Post: 5 Things Not to Say to a Transgender Person (and 3 Things You Should)

Jennifer Finney Boylan, GLAAD national co-chair, shares her thoughts on five things not to say to a transgender person as well as three things you should.

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President Obama signs executive order protecting LGBT federal workers and contractors

Today, President Obama signed an executive order that prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity against federal workers and contractors.

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July 18, 2014

Tiq Milan answers trans etiquette questions on Washington Post Live

GLAAD's own Tiq Milan answered questions submitted by the Washington Post Live audience on transgender etiquette.

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WATCH: Mom's speech challenges bias against her transgender 6-year-old

Debi Jackson, the mother of a 6-year-old transgender girl named A.J., gave a speech about her daughter several months ago at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City. A video of the speech has gone viral with more than 200,000 views, and was shared in an article from the Huffington Post and in a tweet from Ricky Martin.

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Media outlets using inaccurate name and misgendering murdered Baltimore trans woman, Mia Henderson

A transgender woman of color, Mia Henderson, was found dead Wednesday morning in an alley in northwest Baltimore.

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July 18, 2014

UPDATE: Jane Doe moved to male facility

GLAAD has been following the story of Jane Doe, a 16-year-old transgender girl of color, and we are dismayed to report that Doe has been moved to Connecticut's Juvenile Training School (JTS), the state's only secure facility for delinquent boys.

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July 15, 2014

Chicago Trans woman launches tech focused creative design firm

Last week, TransTech Social Enterprise (TTSE), announced the launch of their tech ­focused training and apprentic

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