#SpiritDay: 19 Days of Action -- Day 16
#SupportCarrie - Thank Carrie Underwood for standing up for equality!
NY Times Trans Exploitation Generates Community Response
Following an incredibly exploitative piece in the New York Times about the death of transgender woman Lorena Escalera in a fire this past weekend, and the newspaper’s subsequent refusal to acknowledge the true problems with their story, transgender advocates and allies have generated a powerful response asserting the immense hurt felt by so many over this coverage.
Fox News' Crowley "Apologizes" for Anti-Gay Joke
On Thursday, Fox News Reporter Monica Crowley tweeted a homophobic remark regarding the announcement that Georgetown Law School student, birth control advocate, and Rush Limbaugh target Sandra Fluke is engaged.
Media Round-up of GLSEN's Day of Silence
To commemorate the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) Day of Silence, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and allies worked to raise awareness about anti-LGBT bullying by not speaking. You can see some of the media coverage of the Day of Silence below.
Guest Post: [RECAP] New Media Training Institute Session at Creating Change
Jojo Simmons Sets Positive Example for Fans
Help Spread the Word About Transgender Day of Remembrance Through Social Media
In addition to attending an event in honor of the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, GLAAD encourages transgender individuals, as well as families, friends, and allies to help raise awareness about this important day through social media.