Posts by Alex Schmider, Senior Strategist, Transgender Media

Learn about gender with Katie Couric in National Geographic doc 'Gender Revolution'

The educational and enlightening two-hour documentary explores the ever-evolving concept of gender through the lens of science, society, culture, and personal stories. #GenderRevolution

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New U.S. Transgender Survey has compelling data about being trans in America

The largest survey of transgender people conducted to date, The U.S. Transgender Survey from the National Center for Transgender Equality, sheds light on trans peoples' experiences with employment, housing, education, family life, poverty, discrimination, and violence.

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Groundbreaking Mic story "Unerased" investigates transgender murder cases

Mic has published "Unerased: Counting Transgender Lives," a project looking at the epidemic of trans murders in America, written by journalist Meredith Talusan, a trans woman of color.

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GLAAD calls on media to accurately report on Oakland fire victims

Among the over 30 people who lost their lives on Friday, December 2 in the Oakland, California fire, some of the victims were transgender. GLAAD reminds and urges journalists to apply these media guidelines when covering the story of the Oakland fire, and in other stories about transgender people.

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Bamby Salcedo, Alok Vaid-Menon, and Amos Mac on why you should watch HBO's "The Trans List"

With the premiere of "The Trans List" on HBO, GLAAD talked with Bamby Salcedo, Alok Vaid-Menon, and Amos Mac about their experiences being interviewed and featured in the documentary, and what they hope people take away from watching.

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HBO's "The Trans List" spotlights personal and powerful trans stories

In a series of intimate interviews, Janet Mock sits down with a diverse group of trans people to hear their personal stories in HBO's "The Trans List." 

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GLAAD observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

Each year on Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honor the lives of transgender people who have been taken by violence.

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