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Home » Search Results for ‘ transgender‘ » Page 2 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 […]

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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 2013 Pew poll shows that 87% of Americans say they personally know someone who is gay or lesbian. If a […]

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Transgender FAQ To learn more about how to be an ally to transgender people, check out GLAAD’s Tips for Allies of Transgender People. What does transgender mean? Transgender is a term used to describe people whose gender identity differs from the sex they were assigned at birth. Gender identity is a person’s internal, personal sense of being a […]

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Transgender Day of Remembrance, which honors the memory of those murdered because of anti-transgender prejudice, is recognized annually on November 20. GLAAD encourages journalists to mark the occasion with stories about the pervasive problem of crimes against transgender people, as well as the diversity and resilience of the community in the face of […]

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Transgender people are sometimes suspected and/or convicted of crimes. The media has a responsibility to represent all transgender people accurately, with their correct names and pronouns, and without relying on dehumanizing stereotypes. This responsibility does not change with the circumstances of a story, including instances where transgender people are suspected of crimes. Remember […]

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What does transgender mean?

Transgender is a term used to describe people whose gender identity differs from the sex they were assigned at birth. Gender identity is a person’s internal, personal sense of being a man or a woman (or boy or girl.) For some people, their gender identity does not fit neatly into those two choices. For transgender […]

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GLAAD’s Work on Transgender Issues Since the mid-1990s, GLAAD has been working to make sure journalists and entertainment professionals have the tools they need to tell the stories of transgender people. These are just a few highlights of our work. Educating Journalists and Hollywood 1998 – GLAAD’s Media Reference Guide includes a transgender section with specific details […]

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