trans women of color
GLAAD @ Work: Trans Awareness Week, Ty Herndon comes out, Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia, and more
Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
Petition launched to #FreeEisha, a trans woman of color arrested after she was attacked
A trans woman of color, Eisha Love, is currently facing attempted murder charges after she was attacked by two men outside a gas station on Chicago's West Side.
NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles
The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.
Phoenix trans activist Monica Jones appeals "manifestation" conviction, with support from Laverne Cox
Monica Jones, a trans woman of color activist and Arizona State University student in Phoenix, filed an appeal on Tuesday of her conviction for "manifesting an intent to prostitute," a city ordinance that sanctions behaviors like flagging down passing cars and asking whether someone is a police officer.
Petition launched to #FreeMarichuy, a trans immigration detainee raped in custody
Activists and advocates are calling for the release of a transgender woman of color after she was raped by her cell mate at an immigration detention center in Arizona.
Rolling Stone profiles trans woman 'folk hero' CeCe McDonald in August issue
Today, RollingStone magazine ran a feature story about CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color whose story gained national attention after she was arrested and charged for the death of her own attacker.
TakePart speaks to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender victims of violence
Following the murder of Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati and the problematic media coverage of her story, TakePart spoke to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender people, particularly in stories involving transgender victims of violence.