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Sage Smith, a transgender 19 year-old girl from Charlottesville, VA, was last heard from just over two weeks ago, on November 20. Community advocates are asking for help locating the last person who had contact with Smith, a 21 year-old named Erik Tyquan McFadden, who they believe has left Charlottesville after an initial police interview.
Tuesday, November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance to remember our trans friends and family members who we have lost to anti-transgender violence. Find out how you can join GLAAD and participate in an observance in your city.
With the need for trans visibility at an all time high, Noah Alvarez, co-founder of WeHappyTrans.com, explains why trans rights are civil rights and asks "When Will We Get It Right?"
Coming out as trans is a difficult process for many individuals. In this post, Deen, a trans man originally from a Connecticut, shares his story about coming out as a brown trans-identified person.
My name is Gretta and I was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala. I was raised by my maternal grandmother who took care of me because my mother had to emigrate to the US when I was a year old. When I turned 13, my grandmother died and I was left without anyone to take care of me.
Despite the lifting of the so-called 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy, transgender veterans still face challenges receiving proper acknowledgement and treatment for their service. In this post, transgender veteran Autumn Sandeen shares her trailblazing story about being among the first to update her gender marker with the VA.
Voters in New Hampshire elected the state's first openly transgender lawmaker, Stacie Laughton. She will serve Ward 4 in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Despite national attention on voter suppression, transgender voters still face unprecedented efforts to thwart their right to vote come Tuesday.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. Jennifer Knapp is still singing, the Torah still supports marriage equality, and LGBT Muslims make the case for relationships. And the number of LGBT Christians in New York City might surprise you.