Posts by Alex Schmider, Associate Director, Transgender Representation

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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Meet MJ Bassett whose film ROGUE marks her return to directing action films as herself

Meet MJ Bassett, the director behind Megan Fox's new feature film, and hear about the journey making the movie and coming out as transgender. 

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Tyler, a playable trans character, is here in Xbox Game Studios and DONTNOD's 'Tell Me Why'

GLAAD worked closely with Xbox Game Studios and DONTNOD to create Tyler, the first playable transgender character in a game from a major studio.

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For Your Consideration: Trans actors for Emmy Awards recognition

As the Emmy Awards prepare to announce this year's nominees, now is a good time to recognize noteworthy performances from trans actors in trans roles over the past 12 months.

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Selenis & Marizol Leyva on their new book, sisterhood, and the power of trans storytelling

My Sister: How One Sibling’s Transition Changed Us Both is the shared autobiography of sisterhood we need right now. 

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On Valentine's Day, GLAAD spotlights #TransLoveStories

This Valentine's Day is as important a day as any to remind trans people they are worthy and deserving of love.

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GLAAD responds to outing of CBS 'Survivor' contestant Zeke Smith

Tonight's episode of 'Survivor' was a gut-wrenching look at the consequences of outing a transgender person against his will. 

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