Posts by Daryl Hannah, Director of Media and Community Partnerships

Commemorating Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Read More

Trans People of Color Coalition Founder Kylar Broadus Urges More Equality on TDOR

Trans People of Color Coalition Founder Kylar Broadus, in his HuffingtonPost article, urges more economic equality for transgender Americans, particularly, trans people of color who are more likely than their counterparts to experience discrimination when trying to find employment, housing and equitable healthcare. Read More

Honoring Trans Women of Color on TDOR

Ja'Briel Walthour, a trans woman from Georgia, shares with GLAAD her article on the importance of honoring trans women of color who we've lost to anti-transgender violence on Transgender Day of Remembrance. Read More

Guest Post: An Open Letter to Miami Herald Reporter David Smiley

Noah Alvarez from WeHappyTrans pens an open letter critiquing the Miami Herald fir its sensational story about Rene Hernandez. Read More

Guest Post: Transgender Day of Remembrance; Remembering Dee Dee Pearson

In this guest post, NCAVP Coordinator Chai Jindasurat recounts working with Dee Dee Pearson, a trans woman from Kansas City, and shares Dee Dee's amazing story to overcome bouts of rejection, policing and employment discrimination. Read More

Guest Post: Why Centering Race in Transgender Advocacy is Key to Equality for All

This Transgender Day of Remembrance, writer and trans advocate Kortney Ryan Ziegler urges the community not to forget that trans people of color still face racism, both from the LGBT and broader community, and other forms of systematic oppression. Kortney was also part of the 2012 GLAAD POC Media Institute. Read More

Join GLAAD in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to Commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance

Tuesday, November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance to remember our trans friends and family members who we have lost to anti-transgender violence. Find out how you can join GLAAD and participate in an observance in your city. Read More

Guest Post: When Will We Get it Right? A Reflection and a Challenge

With the need for trans visibility at an all time high, Noah Alvarez, co-founder of, explains why trans rights are civil rights and asks "When Will We Get It Right?" Read More
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