Earlier this week, a transgender woman of color was found stabbed to death in her home in New Jersey, as reported by Monica Roberts and others. Eyricka Morgan, who was 26 years old, was a former student at Rutgers University and involved with the New Jersey Community Research Initiative.
New staff member Tiq Milan joins Kye Allums, Laverne Cox and Reina Gossett at GLAAD trans visibility panel
Last night, GLAAD hosted an informative panel discussion on transgender people’s experiences interacting with the media. The panel featured Kye Allums, Laverne Cox, and Reina Gossett.
The 23rd annual Southern Comfort Conference (SCC), a four-day symposium focused on supporting and celebrating the lives of transgender people, will will be held September 4-8 in Atlanta, Georgia. SCC brings together transgender and allied vendors, authors, entertainers and leaders for seminars, on-site activities, and planned day trips centered on transgender people and issues.
This week, the Associated Press reported on the New York City election campaign of Mel Wymore, a transgender man running for a city council seat in his Manhattan neighborhood.
The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced a change to its policy that will allow transgender people to change the gender marker on their Social Security records without having undergone sex-reassignment surgery.
The Association of Transgender Professionals (ATP), an organizaiton serving people with non-conforming gender expressions and identities who seek to advance their professional careers, has been endorsed by a national advisory board of voluntary leaders and allies, and will officially launch this week.
Marsha Aizumi is an author, speaker, educational consultant and advocate for the LGBT community. Her book, Two Spirits, One Heart, which will be released in September 2012, chronicles her amazing journey with her transgender son, moving through guilt, sadness, and fear to a place of love and acceptance.
GLAAD speaks to transgender author Jennifer Finney Boylan on her new memoir, 'Stuck in the Middle With You'
GLAAD spoke with transgender author and advocate Jennifer Finney Boylan about her latest memoir, Stuck in the Middle with You: Parenthood in Three Genders, which was released on April 30th.