Posts by Alex Schmider, Associate Director, Transgender Representation

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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MTV celebrates Transgender Awareness Week

As part of Transgender Awareness Week, MTV is premiering programming and participating throughout the week to raise awareness and share stories of transgender and gender non-conforming people.

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GLAAD works with Tinder to create trans-inclusive app update

Tinder announces a significant update to its dating app that welcomes trans and gender non-conforming users to add information about their gender identity and be their most authentic selves on the platform.

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2016 was the deadliest year on record for transgender people

With 27 transgender people killed, 2016 was the most deadly year on record in the United States for transgender people.

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The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival returns in November

The world's first and longest running transgender film festival celebrates its 15th anniversary.

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