Noting that “the LGBT community cannot be silent at this moment,” GLAAD has joined sixteen other LGBT organizations issuing a letter to stand with the family of Michael Brown, the African-American teenager who was fatally shot by the police in Ferguson, Missouri.
Today, somewhere in Arizona, four people are on their bikes fighting for a cause. Erin Hansen, Nora Hirozawa, Jesse Montgomery, and Max Rivlin-Nadler have been biking across the country to raise money and awareness for the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SLRP).
Today, Jane Doe has been imprisoned without charges at York Correctional Facility for 50 days. This is 50 days too many for this young trans woman who has been a victim of horrific abuses at the hands of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families.