Transgender Resources

Recent stories

Little Orphan Elina Last night's Top Model was a doozy. The girls all got makeovers, so you know what that means: weaves and tears. Though none of the models knew what changes they would be receiving by the ANTM hair team, our two queer ladies, Elina and Isis, lucked out (unlike Clark, who I think now looks like a bad Wonder Woman with her blue-black locks.)
For Some, Fox Apology Not Enough Last month,  GLAAD issued an action alert in response to a segment on the August 14 broadcast of Fox’s America’s Newsroom.  Host Gregg Jarrett, in a conversation with Us Weekly editor-at-large Ian Drew, made a series of crude and dehumanizing comments about Isis, the first ever transgender contestant on America’s Next Top Model.  Here's what happened:
Laverne is a Goddess I've made no secret that I really adored Laverne on I Want to Work For Diddy. Watching this week's episode just felt so empty and hollow without her strong spirit adding some much-needed class and integrity to this series.


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.