Transgender Law Center

August 12, 2014

Transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, moved to solitary confinement after reporting rape

Advocates are deeply concerned about transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, who, according to The Advocate, not only was incarcerated in a men's prison at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center even though she identifies as a woman, but was also sent to solitary confinement after reporting that her male roommate raped her.

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July 24, 2014

MyDoorSign.com donating all-gender bathroom signs to college campuses

After receiving criticism for their original gender-inclusive bathroom signage design, MyDoorSign.com has revamped their designs and are now donating their "all-gender" signs to college campuses.

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New policy makes birth certificate changes for transgender Californians easier and safer

AB 1121, authored by Speaker Toni G. Atkins in 2013, ensures that transgender people are no longer required to publish an announcement of their name change in a local newspaper, and also will not have to go through the court system to request the birth certificate change.

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National LGBT organizations use #SpiritDay to educate and inspire

LGBT advocacy and service organizations joined millions of people going purple for Spirit Day. While prominent figures like Laverne Cox, Jenny "JWOWW" Farley, and Jason Collins served as Spirit Day Ambassadors, national LGBT organizations shared an anti-bullying message with their own communities.

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California Governor signs law giving trans people easier access to updated ID documents

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will allow transgender people in the state easier access to changing the name and gender marker on their legal identification.

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July 3, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SCOTUS rulings, Pride, immigration, and more!

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Join the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center for Trans Pride L.A. 2013!

Friday marks the beginning of Trans Pride L.A. 2013, presented by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and co-sponsored by Gender Justice LA, Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival, and the Transgender Law Center. GLAAD is the official media sponsor for Trans Pride L.A.

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San Francisco Public Healthcare Removes Exclusions To Transgender Care

San Francisco's health access program, Healthy SF, will remove exclusions that deny medically necessary transition-related care to transgender people.

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