transgender

Op-Ed

The Trans Ban Is in Effect, And Service Members Are Now in Jeopardy

I carried caskets in Arlington National Cemetery. I folded American flags for loved ones. I didn’t know anything about the gender identity or sexuality of those I carried—just that they died in service and wore the flag of this country to the grave.
Charlotte Clymer
4.12.19
politics

In Congress, a Task Force for Trans Equality Is Mobilizing Against Trump

“It is mystifying to me that a President believes that defining people out of existence, or erasing their identity, would somehow make America stronger," said Rep. Joe Kennedy III, the chairman of the Congressional Trans Equality Task force.
Diana Tourjée
3.28.19
gender spectrum collection

Behind the Scenes of Broadly's Gender-Inclusive Stock Photo Shoot

From the set of the Gender Spectrum Collection, photographer Zackary Drucker and models involved in the shoot discuss why transgender and non-binary representation matters.
Broadly Staff
3.26.19
representation

Reflecting on Our Own Use of Trans and Non-Binary People In Stock Images

We spoke with journalist Serena Sonoma and GLAAD representative Nick Adams to discuss Broadly's use of stock photos of trans and non-binary people and what the media industry can do to be more inclusive.
Broadly Staff
3.26.19
editors letter

Why We Created a Gender-Inclusive Stock Photo Library

The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring trans and non-binary models that aims to help media better represent members of these communities.
Lindsay Schrupp
3.26.19
latin-x

Meet the Trans Migrants Fighting for Their Sisters in Detention

In the latest episode of LATIN-X, we learn about the daily lives of Latinx trans women on the Arizona border, and their fight for fellow LGBTQ migrants in detention.
Angie Jaime
Sarah Burke
2.21.19
transgender

New Bill Aims to Prevent Gender Dysphoria 'Disease' From Spreading to Kids

House Bill 1108, which forbids teachers from educating their students about gender dysphoria, passed through the South Dakota House on Tuesday. The bill's sponsor claims it will "save" youth from getting "this disease."
Diana Tourjée
2.13.19
Power

Number of Trans People in ICE Custody Is Almost Double the 2018 Average

At the end of the 2018 fiscal year, ICE had 68 transgender people in custody. Today they have 111.
Diana Tourjée
2.11.19
Power

Christian Extremists Infiltrate Texas Government in Attack on Trans Rights

Multiple fringe evangelical Christian groups with connections to the top levels of Texan government have been working to dismantle the civil rights of transgender Americans
Diana Tourjée
2.7.19
Getting Out of Bed

I Got My First Good Night's Sleep When I Became Homeless at 17

My homophobic parents wanted to crush my spirit into a box, so I jumped out of the window and ran for my life.
Kay Belle
1.29.19
Life

Gender Marker X: One Person's Journey Beyond M or F

AC Dumlao grew up in New York City during a time when most people didn't even know what trans and gender nonconforming meant—today, the city finally acknowledges they exist.
Diana Tourjée
1.25.19
Power

Department of Defense Uses 'Categories' of Transgender People to Defend Ban

In emails, the DoD insisted that their proposed transgender policy is not a ban, because trans people can serve—as long as they don’t transition.
Diana Tourjée
1.24.19
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