transgender women

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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Trans advocates and allies protest discrimination outside Long Island, NY pub

Transgender advocates and allies held a protest outside The Irish Times Pub in Holbrook, NY, after an incident in which trans woman Andi Dier was allegedly discriminated against and denied admission to the bar.

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September 24, 2013

Snapshots: KOKUMO, Pope Francis, The New Black, 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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Let's stop shaming trans women and the men who love them

Last week, transgender women and allies took to the media to talk about the stigmatizing of men who are attracted to transgender women, and its repercussions.

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Judge rules to allow former New York teacher's anti-transgender discrimination lawsuit

In a case of alleged discrimination, a New York judge has denied the motion of a Catholic school in Queens to dismiss charges brought by former teacher Marla Krolikowskii, who says she was fired after coming out as transgender.

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Chelsea Manning's name and pronouns need respect, not clarification

Yesterday, after Private Chelsea Manning came out publicly as a transgender woman, many media outlets failed to refer to her accurately with the correct name and pronouns. GLAAD assembled resources for the media to improve their coverage, yet still, some outlets are claiming that the issue of how to refer to Manning is unclear. This is simply not the case.

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July 29, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Trans representation, ENDA info, HIV discrimination

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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July 23, 2013

Update: Diamond Williams, Transgender Woman Murdered In Philadelphia

An arrest has been in the case surrounding Diamond Williams, a transgender women in Philadelphia. Tonight a Speak Out and Vigil is being held in her honor.

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