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GLAAD Mourns Transgender Advocate and HIV/AIDS Activist Alexis Rivera

Last week, transgender advocate Alexis Rivera passed away from complications related to HIV. Rivera was 34 years old and worked as Policy Advocate at the Transgender Law Center in San Francisco since 2007. GLAAD offers deepest condolences to her friends, family, and all who loved her.

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'IN THE LIFE' Features Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth

In the latest episode of the IN THE LIFE, the first national LGBT-issue oriented television program brings the lives of transgender youth and their families into focus. The episode highlights the stories of eight transgender and gender non-conforming youth.
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Loop 21 Spotlights the Stories of Black Transgender Men

The Loop 21, a news and opinion site geared towards African Americans, recently highlighted the stories of black transgender men. In “Becoming a (Trans) Black Man,” editorial director, Chloe Hilliard, writes about how courageous young black transgender men use social media to document their transition.

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International LGBT Group Reports Father's Attempt to Institutionalize Transgender Child

According to the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organization (IGLYO), an 11-year-old transgender girl in Germany is under threat of being institutionalized on the basis of her gender identity.

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December 6, 2011

New Analysis Reveals Disproportionate Discrimination and Violence Against Latino/a Transgender People

Yesterday, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) released Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Latino/a Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, revealing that transgender Latino/a people face poverty, unemployment, homelessness, discrimination and violence at significantly higher rates than both the overall transgender population and the general population.

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Google Announces Health Benefits for US Transgender Employees

Google announced Friday that it will significantly increase health coverage for its U.S. transgender employees. The company, with its longstanding history of supporting equality, recognizes the need for broad-based coverage that includes all employees regardless of gender identity or expression.

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GLAAD in Action: AJC Changes Transphobic Article

Last week, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, daily circulation 190,000, printed the story of “D,” a 7-year-old transgender boy who was being refused to use the boy’s restroom at his south Georgia elementary school.

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September 7, 2011

Los Angeles Times Publishes Moving Story About the Friendship Between Catholic Nun and Transgender Woman

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