Posts by Alex Schmider, Senior Strategist, Transgender Media

GLAAD calls for increased and accurate media coverage of transgender murders

Chay Reed was killed on Friday in Miami, Florida. Nine transgender women of color have been killed in the first four months of 2017.

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GLAAD responds to outing of CBS 'Survivor' contestant Zeke Smith

Tonight's episode of 'Survivor' was a gut-wrenching look at the consequences of outing a transgender person against his will. 

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GLAAD celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility 2017

GLAAD partnered with Instagram and worked with Snapchat to elevate the voices and stories of trans people across the country.

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WATCH: Cast of Amazon's "Transparent" urges Americans to #StandWithGavin in new PSA

The cast of Amazon's Emmy Award winning series star in new PSA urging support for transgender people.

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Unions, national education and civil rights orgs standing strong with transgender students

In addition to national education and civil rights orgs, unions representing millions of educators are speaking up in support of transgender students across the country. 

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Ivory Aquino, Alexandra Grey, Jazzmun talk to GLAAD about playing trans characters in ABC's 'When We Rise'

Three trans women of color join the story in the upcoming episodes of the ABC mini-series "When We Rise."

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Why everyone's talking about last night's trans representation on TV

Social media abuzz after premiere of 'Doubt' on CBS and new episode of 'Star' on FOX. 

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Powerful episode of FOX's 'Star' puts Amiyah Scott in the spotlight

Cotton, played by trans actress Amiyah Scott, struggles for her mother's acceptance in FOX's musical drama series Star.

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