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#GLAADinstitute alum, Leigh Finke, is sworn into office as Minnesota’s first trans lawmaker

By Lana Leonard GLAAD.org | January 4, 2023 Leigh Finke was sworn into Minnesota’s House of Representatives on Tuesday where she’ll represent District 66A. The LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate, and GLAAD Media Institute (GMI) alum, is the first out transgender lawmaker voted into […]

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GLAAD Report: Drag events faced at least 124 protests and significant threats in 2022

By Mary Emily O’Hara, Rapid Response Manager |  November 22, 2022 GLAAD Note: this post was updated on Wednesday, November 23 to reflect the introduction of an anti-drag bill in Montana. GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, […]

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WATCH: Trailblazing ‘Chicago’ Star Angelica Ross And E.C. Pizarro III Set Special TransTech Matinee Event On Broadway

By Dino-Ray Ramos GLAAD.org | October 25, 2022 Many were first introduced to actress Angelica Ross as the scene-stealing Candy Ferocity in the groundbreaking Emmy-winning FX series Pose. Now, Ross’s career trajectory has skyrocketed with roles in American Horror Story and most recently, she […]

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Celebrating the life of an icon

Photo from Mama Gloria screening at The Chicago South Side Film Fest in November 2021. A celebration of life for Esteem Award winner – Chicago transgender rights icon “Mama” Gloria Allen will take place Thursday, […]