This Transgender Day of Remembrance, writer and trans advocate Kortney Ryan Ziegler urges the community not to forget that trans people of color still face racism, both from the LGBT and broader community, and other forms of systematic oppression. Kortney was also part of the 2012 GLAAD POC Media Institute.
POC Media Institute
Join GLAAD as we take part in a national telebriefing about the media's representations of LGBT people of color in the media.
GLAAD readies LGBT and ally people of color to share their story with the media and gears up for the Los Angeles training.
The Root's Nsenga Burton, editor-at-large, interviewed Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend in a gripping article and continuing effort to elevate awareness about the detriment of Amendment One in North Carolina, which is up for a vote today.
Ja'briel Walthour is a transgender advocate and author. She has participated in GLAAD's National People of Color Media Institute and has written for The Huffington Post. Below, you can read her thoughts on the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Darian Aaron, a journalist and GLAAD National People of Color Media Institute participant, explains why rapper The Game’s call for closeted gay rappers to come out is both welcomed and misguided.