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[…] equal opportunity,  and work to achieve racial equity and support for underserved communities, noting: “We have taken historic steps to advance full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) Americans, including by ending the ban on transgender service members in our military; prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and […]

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For additional tips on creating stories about transgender people, please see In Focus: Transgender People  If you are seeking information about how to create transgender and nonbinary characters for film, TV, theater, video games, etc., please read GLAAD’s TRANSform Hollywood guide or contact the GLAAD Media Institute via press@glaad.org. More resources for content creators […]

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Please see Glossary of Terms: Transgender for more tips on how to create stories about transgender people. If you are seeking information about how to create transgender and nonbinary characters for film, TV, theater, video games, etc., please read GLAAD’s TRANSform Hollywood guide. More resources for content creators may be found at glaad.org/transgender. It […]

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Every major medical association and leading world health authority supports health care for transgender people and youth. They are also increasingly speaking out against the disinformation being spread by opponents of this care. Below are excerpts from 30+ organizations’ statements. Reporters covering state bills and other discussions about this care have an obligation to […]

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What is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) and Transgender Awareness Week? A Brief History:  On November 20, 1999, transgender activist Gwendolyn Ann Smith founded Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), inspired by the brutal murder of Rita Hester, a Black trans women, one year prior in 1998, whose death echoed across the country. The commemoration […]

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Background UCLA’s Williams Institute estimates there are 1.4 million transgender people in the United States. But according to a GLAAD/Harris Interactive poll, only 16% of Americans say they personally know someone who is transgender. A recent Pew poll shows that 87% of Americans say they personally know someone who is lesbian, gay, or bisexual. […]

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Home » Search Results for ‘ transgender‘ Tips for Allies of Transgender People The following are tips that can be used as you move toward becoming a better ally to transgender people. Of course, this list is not exhaustive and cannot include all the “right” things to do or say because often there is no […]

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