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TDOR: In Memoriam

November 20, 2020
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We remember the names of the transgender people whose lives have been lost to anti-trangender violence over the years.

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November 17, 2020
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Guest Post from Joanna Hoffman of Athlete Ally: Trans Women Aren't Taking Over Sports, But Transphobia Is

"As a cisgender female athlete, I’ve seen a lot of threats to girls and women’s sports, from sexual harassment to unequal pay and a lack of women coaches. Expanding access, and allowing trans girls and women to participate, actually makes our sport stronger."

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November 13, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: GLAAD kicks off DISCLOSURE campaign, spotlighting trans crew who made the film

The Netflix documentary from director Sam Feder and executive producer Laverne Cox provides an unprecedented look at the history of transgender representation in TV and film, with a production model to replicate.

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October 21, 2020
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Father and son find a way past unspeakable grief in the short film Bibi

When he was a little boy, actor and writer JM Longoria found it really difficult to share his fears and insecurities with his parents. His father came up with an idea: if you can't speak it, write me a letter. From then on, father and son would leave each other letters about everything from teenage insecurity to fears about going to school after Columbine.

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October 15, 2020
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Spanish-Language Shows Go Purple for #SpiritDay

One again this year it was fantastic to see the casts of leading Spanish-language shows go purple for #SpiritDay. The casts of the morning show Despierta América on Univision and of Un Nuevo Día on Telemundo all rocked purple again this year, as did the hosts of Primer Impacto and The Zoo on LATV. Spanish-language streamer Pantaya joined #SpiritDay and turned various channels purple.

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September 16, 2020
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Leaders who are inspiring the approximately 32 million eligible Latinx voters

Every 30 seconds a young Latinx person turns 18 in this country, Univision anchor Borja Voces of the news program Edición Digital, tells viewers at the top of an interview with Adonias Arevalo of Poder Latinx, in one of several recent interviews that include LGBTQ community members.

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August 26, 2020
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How do you celebrate Women's Equality Day? Vote for all women

Two weeks ago I had a doctor's appointment. It was a consultation with a new doctor for transition related care. During my intake, the transgender health coordinator asked about my profession. I told him I make documentaries.

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