transgender

Wall Street Journal runs op-ed from longtime anti-trans psychiatrist, Paul McHugh

Today, the Wall Street Journal ran an op-ed from Dr. Paul McHugh, a well-known opponent of transgender healthcare, in which he claimed that "transgender surgery isn’t the solution."

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June 12, 2014

Laverne Cox talks 'Orange is the New Black' and anti-trans violence on "TakePart Live"

Yesterday, Laverne Cox chatted about her character, Sophia Burset, on Orange is the New Black and transgender issues with TakePart hosts, Jacob Soboroff and Meghan McCain, who is also a member of GLAAD's National Board of Directors.

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Orthodox Judaism slow to accept transgender girl

For one Orthodox Jewish transgender girl, being her true self has come at the expense of her comfort and safety in synagogue.

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VIDEO: Transgender teen produces music video with father's help

Ty Nic, a transgender teen from Illinois, released a music video for his original R&B song "Who I Am."

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June 13, 2014

Classical musician Tona Brown to perform at TrevorLIVE

On June 16th, classically trained vocalist and violinist Tona Brown will headline this year's TrevorLIVE, the semi-annual comedy and music event of the Trevor Project, the nation's leading provider of crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBT youth.

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Laverne Cox, Tiq Milan and Chase Strangio appear on 'The Katie Show'

Yesterday, Katie Couric welcomed Laverne Cox, star of Orange is The New Black, Tiq Milan, GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist, and Chase Strangio, an attorney at the ACLU's LGBT and AIDS project to discuss a myriad of issues facing the transgender community.

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Transgender kindergartener celebrates pride in Wisconsin

During the month of June Wisconsin Public Radio's "Central Time" is featuring stories from the LGBT community of Wisconsin to celebrate Pride month.

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TIME.com op-ed calls for ending discrimination against trans women at women's colleges

In an op-ed published by TIME.com, transgender activists Avi Cummings and Dean Spade call for women's colleges to end the discriminatory practice of refusing to consider applications from transgender women.

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June 9, 2014

Kentucky's Atherton High School implements transgender-inclusive non-discrimination policy

Louisville's Atherton High School Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) council approves a gender non-discrimination policy initiated by a controversy over a transgender student's access to a girls' bathroom.

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