transgender

Transgender teen advocate Jazz is now a published author

Jazz, a 13-year-old transgender advocate who has worked with GLAAD and has even started her own foundation to help transgender youth, is now a published author!

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Democracy Now! highlights New York Medicaid lawsuit, GLAAD and SRLP's trans healthcare campaign

This week, Democracy Now! spoke with Pooja Gehi, a staff attorney at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), and Angie Milan-Cruz, one of the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit challenging the New York Department of Health's exclusion of transgender healthcare coverage from Medicaid.

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June 26, 2014

NYC Children's Services releases Safe & Respected, a Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Best Practices Guide

The guide covers current situations, policy, best practices, and practices to avoid across different issues for serving TGNC children involved in government programs and services.

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June 26, 2014

GLAAD congratulates Tona Brown, first transgender woman of color to perform at Carnegie Hall

Last night, Tona Brown made her debut at Carnegie Hall as the first transgender woman of color to perform in the iconic venue.

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NYC: Join Audre Lorde Project at the 10th Annual Trans Day of Action on Friday!

Trans Day of Action is a march and rally that bring together trans and gender non-conforming people of color and allies to call attention to continued violence and discrimination, while simultaneously lifting up a legacy of resilience, organizing, and community building.

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June 24, 2014

Obama administration advocates for transgender people

Over the weekend, The Associated Press ran a piece celebrating the many transgender-inclusive advances President Barack Obama's administration has made.

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VIDEO: In historic moment, transgender priest becomes first to preach at the National Cathedral

Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge made history and became the first openly transgender priest to preach at Washington National Cathedral.

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June 24, 2014

200 gather to honor memory of trans woman Yaz'min Shancez

Last Thursday, the body of Yaz'min Shancez, affectionately nicknamed "Miss T," a 31-year-old transgender woman, was found behind a garbage bin at a rental facility in Ft. Myers, Florida, burned.

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Snapshots: NBC, marriage equality, Dallas dads, 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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A Reflection on the 2014 Philly Trans Health Conference

Every year in Philadelphia there's a free three-day conference solely devoted to trans health and well-being. GLAAD's Faith Issues Intern, Jay Pulitano, went last week. The following is a reflection of his experience.

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