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Jane Doe, a 16-year-old transgender girl of color, has been in prison without charges against her for 65 days, but her image and name have been kept anonymous by the Department of Children and Families. Today, the first image of Jane associated with her case, created by artist Molly Crabapple, has been shared with an essay demanding #JusticeForJane by activists Reina Gossett and Chase Strangio. Read the full essay.

Jane Doe, a 16-year-old transgender girl of color, has been in prison without charges against her for 65 days, but her image and name have been kept anonymous by the Department of Children and Families. Today, the first image of Jane associated with her case, created by artist Molly Crabapple, has been shared with an essay demanding #JusticeForJane by activists Reina Gossett and Chase Strangio. Read the full essay.

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#JusticeForJane  #LGBTQ  #jane doe  #reina gossett  #molly crabapple  #chase strangio  #trans  #transgender 
We’re celebrating #LGBTQFamilies Day by letting folks tell the stories of their own LGBTQ families! Follow along at http://www.glaad.org/tags/lgbtqfamilies

We’re celebrating #LGBTQFamilies Day by letting folks tell the stories of their own LGBTQ families! Follow along at http://www.glaad.org/tags/lgbtqfamilies

— 1 month ago with 166 notes
#LGBTQFamilies  #GLAAD  #lesbian  #gay  #bisexual  #transgender  #LGBTQ 

Jane Doe has been imprisoned without charges at York Correctional Facility for more than 50 days. This is far too long for this young trans woman who has been a victim of horrific abuses at the hands of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families. We demand #JusticeForJane.

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#JusticeForJane  #trans  #LGBTQ  #GLAAD  #transgender 
Just when you thought Laverne Cox had accomplished it all! The Orange Is the New Black star appears on latest cover of TIME! (Oh, and Happy Birthday, Laverne!)  

Just when you thought Laverne Cox had accomplished it all! The Orange Is the New Black star appears on latest cover of TIME! (Oh, and Happy Birthday, Laverne!)  

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#laverne cox  #Orange is the new black  #oitnb  #LGBTQ  #trans  #transgender  #GLAAD  #sophia burset 
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law that bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in housing and employment! 

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law that bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in housing and employment! 

— 2 months ago with 394 notes
#maryland  #transgender  #trans  #LGBTQ  #GLAAD 

Students participating in a new photo campaign are challenging stereotypes, including those about LGBT people. Check out the photos. 

— 2 months ago with 157114 notes
#connecticut college  #LGBTQ  #lesbian  #gay  #bisexual  #transgender  #queer 
Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox will be honored at the #GLAADAwards on April 12 where she will receive GLAAD’s Stephen F. Kolzak Award. Ellen Page will present her with the honor! 

Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox will be honored at the #GLAADAwards on April 12 where she will receive GLAAD’s Stephen F. Kolzak Award. Ellen Page will present her with the honor! 

— 3 months ago with 280 notes
#laverne cox  #ellen page  #LGBTQ  #GLAAD  #transgender  #orange is the new black  #oitnb