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The Women of GLAAD

By Lindsay King- Miller | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
With a new woman at the helm and plenty in the ranks, GLAAD shows how they work to improve media representation and increase visibility of LGBT individuals and communities.

BET Busted for Banning B. Scott on Basis of Gender Identity

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 10, 2014
BET is putting the brakes on gender non-conforming host B. Scott for "looking like a woman" on air.

Apple Exec Comes Out in Support of ENDA

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 4, 2013
As the Senate is scheduled on Monday to vote on the Employee Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA), Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is voicing his opinion and is urging the government pass the bill.

Pentagon Acknowledges GLBs in Uniform for Pride -- But Not Trans Servicemembers

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 4, 2013
A May 31 Pentagon memo acknowledges the contributions of GLBs in uniform, but drops the T; transgender servicemembers are still liable to be dismissed from the military. A new memoir from a trans SEAL might usher in a change, some news sources speculate.

The Push for ENDA Continues

By Antoinette Weil | Thursday May 23, 2013
Though gay activists have seen incredible strides regarding LGBT rights over the past few years, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has yet to be signed into law, despite it being introduced in almost every Congress since 1994.

Action Day at the State House for Transgender Equal Access

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 14, 2013
The MTPC and the Transgender Equal Right Coalition invite the transgender community and allies to participate in a Community Action Day on Jan. 17 at the Massachusetts State House.

Trans Health Advocates Think Outside the Lines

By Holly Grigg-Spall | Sunday Nov 18, 2012
Advocates for transgender health access came together in Pomona for the 2012 Trans Conference: Outside the Lines, looking at removing the stigma around being trans, and putting an end to pathologizing it.

Transgender Pilot Wins Battle Against FAA

By Catherine Pickavet | Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
In a matter of weeks, Bay Area transgender pilot Tamsyn Waterhouse could once again be fully licensed to fly planes, because she challenged the Federal Aviation Administration and won.

Wal-Mart Extends Anti-Discrimination Policy to Trans Employees

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 29, 2011
Retail giant Wal-Mart has extended its non-discrimination policy to trans employees, drawing praise from GLBT equality advocates. Wal-Mart’s policies already covered gay and lesbian employees.

Fired Trans Teacher Tackles School System, Refuses to Settle

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Apr 12, 2011
A Canadian transgender teacher who lost his job at a Catholic school has refused a monetary settlement, vowing to press forward with a human rights case.