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Transphobia

ESPN980 suspends hosts for transphobic comments

Following outreach from GLAAD, ESPN980 in Washington D.C. announced today that it has suspended Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, hosts of the "Sports Reporters" show, over a segment they ran last week in which the pair made fun of transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig.

In Brazil, trans woman stoned to death

A 39-year-old trans woman named Madonna is stoned to death in the city of Aracaju, Brazil.

VIDEO: "Imagine if it were illegal for you to be you?"

This hard-hitting video asks people to imagine what it would be like if it were illegal for them to be themselves. What if it were illegal to be
blonde? Or have blue eyes? Or to be 5-foot-10? Or be gay?

Miss Universe reverses course on transgender contestants

“The Miss Universe Organization will allow Jenna Talackova to compete in the 2012 Miss Universe Canada pageant provided she meets the legal gender recognition requirements of Canada, and the standards established by other international competitions.”