transgender children

VIDEO: Southern conservative mother of transgender daughter talks acceptance

This week, GLAAD: All Access host Claire Pires interviewed Debi Jackson, a Southern conservative mother of a transgender daughter, about acceptance.

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June 26, 2014

NYC Children's Services releases Safe & Respected, a Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Best Practices Guide

The guide covers current situations, policy, best practices, and practices to avoid across different issues for serving TGNC children involved in government programs and services.

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Blogging for #LGBTFamilies: Marsha Aizumi

Marsha Aizumi is an author, speaker, educational consultant and advocate for the LGBT community. Her book, Two Spirits, One Heart, which will be released in September 2012, chronicles her amazing journey with her transgender son, moving through guilt, sadness, and fear to a place of love and acceptance.

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Transgender Child's Essay Calls For A Better World Through Equality

An essay written by an 11-year-old transgender child named Sadie Croft, following President Obama's historic inauguration speech, calls for transgender equality.

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TLDEF Announces Non-Discrimination Victory for Transgender Student

The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) annouced a victory in a the case of a 12-year-old transgender girl who was excluded from her school just because of who she is.

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'The Daily' App Runs Article on Transgender History in the Media

Yesterday, 'The Daily,' a news app for iPad launched in early 2011, published an article featuring transgender people sharing their own histories in relation to memorable moments in media and pop culture.

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'IN THE LIFE' Features Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth

In the latest episode of the IN THE LIFE, the first national LGBT-issue oriented television program brings the lives of transgender youth and their families into focus. The episode highlights the stories of eight transgender and gender non-conforming youth.
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International LGBT Group Reports Father's Attempt to Institutionalize Transgender Child

According to the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organization (IGLYO), an 11-year-old transgender girl in Germany is under threat of being institutionalized on the basis of her gender identity.

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LGBT en Español: Transgender Youth Visibility, Ricky Martin's Honduran Controversy and Gay Telenovelas

In this edition of LGBT en Español, we look at Spanish-language coverage of transgender youth. Ricky Martin's controversy with the Honduran government, inclusive storylines in telenovelas and more!

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November 1, 2011

Media Misrepresents Transgender Children in Colorado Girl Scouts Coverage

Seeing Bobby Montoya expressing herself, seeking to join a venerable institution like the Girl Scouts, and eventually being accepted was an incredibly positive sign, and would have served as a perfect happy ending to this story - if some in the media had let it.

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