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'Batgirl' Comic Introduces Transgender Character

April 10, 2013

When it was first announced in 2011 that DC Comics would be relaunching its entire line, writer Gail Simone told GLAAD that she planned to feature LGBT characters in the new books she was heading, including what would be "a first for mainstream comics." With the new issue of her ongoing hit series Batgirl, Simone made good on her word by revealing that Barbara Gordon's roommate Alysia is transgender.

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April 10, 2013

Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis Supports Marriage Equality

In an interview with the Huffington Post last Friday, Sojourners CEO and Christian leader Jim Wallis spoke out in favor of marriage equality. A big thank you to Jaweed Kaleem is in order for asking the question many have been wondering.

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Against Me! Rocker Laura Jane Grace Pens Piece for Cosmo about Her Transition

Laura Jane Grace, lead singer of the punk band Against Me! who came out as transgender last year in an issue of Rolling Stone magazine, has written a piece for Cosmo about her experience transitioning in the public eye.Read More

GLAAD, Trans Advocates Meet with LA Times to Address Trans Coverage

On Tuesday, GLAAD and members of the Los Angeles trans community met with editors and staff members at the Los Angeles Times for an honest, off-the-record discussion about issues that uniquely affect trans people.Read More

What to Watch Wednesday 4/10: Catch an all new 'Forever Young'

Tonight catch all new episodes of Survivor: Caramoan, Suburgatory, Modern Family, Southland, and Forever Young.

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Take Action: Tell The Dove Foundation that Bishop Gene Robinson's Story is Family-Friendly

Join GLAAD and Groundswell to tell the Dove Foundation that Love Free or Die, the story of the first openly gay bishop Gene Robinson, shares a message that all families, including LGBT families need to be represented in the media.

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