Posts by Alex Schmider, Associate Director, Transgender Representation

Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider talks with GLAAD about her historic winning streak

Amy Schneider, a transgender woman from Oakland, California, talks with Alex Schmider, GLAAD's Associate Director of Transgender Representation, about how she's navigating her newfound fame, when she got the Jeopardy! call, and the message she hopes transgender people can take from her success on the game show.

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In "No Ordinary Man" trans men reflect on the life of jazz musician Billy Tipton, reclaiming his place in trans history

With trans people both in front of and behind the camera, "No Ordinary Man" puts the focus on trans men and transmasculine people -- past and present.

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Citibank's new trans-inclusive campaign will have real world impact & should encourage other companies toward action-oriented allyship

Citibank has announced an initiative for transgender and non-binary cardholders to update their chosen name on eligible credit cards.

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For Trans Awareness Week, GLAAD and Google partner to spotlight gc2b and the public's growing interest in trans issues

This year, GLAAD partnered with Google, Raquel Willis, and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute to produce a film spotlighting Marli Washington, a trans small business owner, and to debut some of the data showcasing how Americans are learning about the trans community. 

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A Tribute to Monica Roberts and Her Enduring Legacy

Roberts, a beloved leader in the trans community, inspired us all with her media advocacy and fierce truth-telling.

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Here's why the Black Trans Lives Matter film from Google is significant

Google's new film reflects trend search data showing that the U.S. is seeking to understand the trans community and specifically how to support Black trans people.

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Hulu premieres "First Day" a groundbreaking series about a trans girl starting middle school

Hannah Bradford is a trans girl starting a new middle school in this beautiful, age-appropriate Australian series about being yourself.

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