Transgender Awareness Week

November 19, 2013

Transgender student's yearbook photo approved by Texas school

A South Texas school district has approved the yearbook photo of Jeydon Loredo, a transgender student wearing his tuxedo.

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Transgender Awareness Week begins on Monday! #TransWk

Transgender Awareness Week, which helps raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face, begins on Monday, November 11.

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Trans community supported throughout the country for #TransWk

Transgender Awareness Week 2013 starts today, and people all over America are organizing events to educate the general public and raise visibility around issues facing transgender people.

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Trans People Speak: Noah Lewis

Over the past week, GLAAD has been commemorating Transgender Awareness Week by sharing stories that highlight the resilience and the achievements of transgender Americans, including Noah Lewis.
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Trans People Speak: Jennifer Finney Boylan

Over the past week, GLAAD has been commemorating Transgender Awareness Week by sharing stories that highlight the resilience and the achievements of transgender Americans like Jennifer Finney Boylan and paying homage to the people we've lost to anti-transgender violence.
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Timeline: A Look Back at the History of Transgender Visibility

The final day of Transgender Awareness Week is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Take a look back now at the history of transgender visibility with this timeline of notable events compiled by GLAAD.
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November 20, 2012

GLAAD Examines Ten Years of Transgender Images on Television; More than Half Were Negative or Defamatory

GLAAD's new study of transgender images on television in the past ten years revealed that nearly half of all catalogued episodes contained negative messages and stereotypes. Additionally, transgender characters were cast as victims or villains more often than not, while anti-trans language found to be present in at least half of all episodes.

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Join GLAAD in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to Commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance

Tuesday, November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance to remember our trans friends and family members who we have lost to anti-transgender violence. Find out how you can join GLAAD and participate in an observance in your city.

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