Transgender Resources

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Remembering Duanna Johnson
Duanna Johnson

Duanna JohnsonOn Wednesday, we informed you of the tragic murder of Duanna Johnson. Duanna, a 40 year-old African American transgender woman, was murdered early Monday morning in Memphis, Tennessee.

Nicole and Charlize Get Hitched! Okay, not exactly. But Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron will play a married couple in an upcoming film, The Danish Girl, based on the true story of Danish artists Einar and Greta Wegener.
Coverage of Voter Disenfranchisement Alludes to Transgender Voters Voter disenfranchisement has been a hot topic in media coverage since the 2000 presidential elections. After media investigations into disenfranchisement in 2000 and 2004, the issue has come into the spotlight again as Election Day draws near.
Negative Transgender Imagery in Horror Films Explored From Silence of the Lambs to The X Files: I Want to Believe, horror and suspense films have long demonized transgender characters. A new article ranks "The Top 15 Transsexual Killer Movies." And "top" in this case really means the "worst."The article, by Greg Gaymon, appears on the horror film website Horror Year Book.


Resources for Transgender People

Transgender people in crisis should contact the following resources:

Transgender Organizations

Transgender Programs at LGBT Organizations

General Information and Resources

  • The 2015 U.S. Trans Survey is the largest survery of transgender people ever conducted. The data has also been broken down by race, ethnicity, and geography. The survey's results detail the extent of the poverty, discrimination, and violence faced by transgender people. The results are also available in Spanish.
  • Transgender Lives: Your Stories is an interactive campaign created by The New York Times to allow transgender people to tell their own stories in their own words.
  • I AM: Trans People Speak is a campaign created by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and sponsored by GLAAD to raise awareness about the diversity of transgender communities. It lifts the voices of transgender individuals, as well as their families, friends, and allies.

Know of a resource that might be added to this page? Contact GLAAD's Transgender Media Program.