Transgender Resources

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Transgender Awareness Week: A Q&A with Veteran Radio Producer and Trans Advocate Morgan Sherm


As part of Transgender Awareness Week, GLAAD is elevating transgender and gender nonconforming advocates who are working for safety and acceptance in their local communities.

Morgan Sherm is a veteran radio producer who is advocating local news and law enforcement to ensure accurate representation of transgender people in Chicago.

GLAAD: Before you were a full-time advocate, you were a working journalist. What did you see on the job then, that helps your work now?

Annual GLAAD Accelerating Acceptance Study: Over 80% of non-LGBTQ Americans expect growing familiarity with trans and nonbinary people

GLAAD has announced the findings of its seventh annual Accelerating Acceptance Study, a national survey among U.S. adults conducted using a sample sourced by Cint. The study measures American attitudes towards, and understanding of, LGBTQ people.

For the full report, visit www.glaad.org/acceptance

The GLAAD Wrap: Trailers for 'Mayor Pete' and 'Tampa Baes', new seasons of 'Doom Patrol' and ABC's 'Singalong', music by Elton John, Remi Wolf, Ladyhawke and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

GLAAD works with Hollywood to shape transgender stories and help cast trans actors

Working with Hollywood to diversify and create authentic transgender media representation, GLAAD is reshaping the way Americans get to know people who are transgender. 

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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.

Recent stories

Transgender Awareness Week: A Q&A with Veteran Radio Producer and Trans Advocate Morgan Sherm


As part of Transgender Awareness Week, GLAAD is elevating transgender and gender nonconforming advocates who are working for safety and acceptance in their local communities.

Morgan Sherm is a veteran radio producer who is advocating local news and law enforcement to ensure accurate representation of transgender people in Chicago.

GLAAD: Before you were a full-time advocate, you were a working journalist. What did you see on the job then, that helps your work now?

Annual GLAAD Accelerating Acceptance Study: Over 80% of non-LGBTQ Americans expect growing familiarity with trans and nonbinary people

GLAAD has announced the findings of its seventh annual Accelerating Acceptance Study, a national survey among U.S. adults conducted using a sample sourced by Cint. The study measures American attitudes towards, and understanding of, LGBTQ people.

For the full report, visit www.glaad.org/acceptance

The GLAAD Wrap: Trailers for 'Mayor Pete' and 'Tampa Baes', new seasons of 'Doom Patrol' and ABC's 'Singalong', music by Elton John, Remi Wolf, Ladyhawke and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

GLAAD works with Hollywood to shape transgender stories and help cast trans actors

Working with Hollywood to diversify and create authentic transgender media representation, GLAAD is reshaping the way Americans get to know people who are transgender. 

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