Posts by Alexandra Bolles, Associate Director, Campaigns & External Engagement

5 of the most unsettling realities for America's trans community

A new report, Understanding Issues Facing Transgender Americans, has found that transgender people are among the most vulnerable communities in America. Transgender women and trans people of color are at particular risk.Read More

Oregon's Kate Brown will become America's first ever openly bisexual governor

She will make history as the nation's first ever openly bisexual sitting governor, the only openly LGBT state governor at the moment, and just the second openly LGBT governor in America.Read More

GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis talks acceptance with MSNBC's Thomas Roberts

"It's not just the law that has to change. It's people's heart," said Jenny. "My mother used to say, 'it's impossible to hate anyone whose story you know.'"Read More

CUNY Graduate Center becomes first school to instate gender-inclusive language policy

The school is thought to be the first to implement such a policy, meant to show inclusivity and respect to the diversity of gender identities.Read More

If you're a beautiful LGBT couple that got married in a beautiful place, send in your pics

With your help, the Department of the Interior's tradition can be more LGBT-inclusive than ever beforeRead More

Equality Federation's #discriminationexists campaign educates, goes viral

more than 206 million LGBT people and their families live in states that do not explicitly protect them from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.Read More

26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees include highlights of bisexual media representations #glaadawards

Today, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and the list includes several bisexual stories and people who made an impact in media in 2014.

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WATCH: Laverne Cox to trans youth: "There is someone who loves you"

Actress Laverne Cox guest co-hosted The View yesterday morning and discussed the recent suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, Laverne's own attempt to take her life at a young age, the dangers of living in an anti-transgender culture, and resources for trans youth and their families.Read More
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