On Monday, July 20th 2015, the New York State Education Department issued guidance to school districts on properly accommodating transgender and gender non-conforming students.
On Wednesday, July 15th, Ireland passed the Gender Recognition Bill, which allows all citizens over the age of 18 to self-declare their gender marker on their legal documents without any medical intervention or other type of verification required. Prior to this, people in Ireland had no way to change their legal gender.
For the past year, the magazine has been running a "Modern Life" column every month. This month the column features an interview with Jodie Patterson, the mother of Penel, her 7 year old transgender son.
Maya Avant's storyline will continue this week on Thursday and Friday, and the episodes will include a fashion show featuring Maya and real-life out transgender models, Isis King and Carmen Carrera.
Tonight, Olympic gold medalist and transgender reality television star Caitlyn Jenner will be honored at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, presented by ESPN.
Leaders at the Pentagon are finalizing plans to lift the military's ban on transgender service members, according to the Associated Press.
GLAAD is proud to be a community collaborator with Outfest again this year, partnering on the preview screening of TLC's upcoming docu-series, "I Am Jazz," about trans teen advocate Jazz Jennings.
On July 1st, the West Virginia DMV officially changed its license photo policy to be trans-inclusive, allowing trans individuals to be photographed as they regularly appear, without being required to alter their gender expression by doing things such as removing makeup and other items.
In a statement of interest filed Monday, the U.S. Justice Department sided with transgender teen Gavin Grimm, who filed a lawsuit against his school district in Virginia claiming their restroom policy is discriminatory.
Tonight, Asher O'Callaghan will become the first known transgender person to be ordained through the regular process of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).