Transgenders

  • Insta-Famous, or the Anxiety of Influence

    … and skin colors. They populate the feeds of today’s youth with a range of styles. Brands have noticed: H&M and Dove have featured transgender models. Kenneth Cole features Lauren Wasser, who has a prosthetic leg, and R.J. Mitte, Breaking Bad’s actor with cerebral palsy. Cover Girl just announced its first male model, 17-year-old YouTube phenom…

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  • Twitter Teams Up With GLAAD, MLB on Spirit Day Emoji

    … Twitter is marking Spirit Day Thursday (Oct. 20) with a custom purple hashtag-triggered emoji. Spirit Day is an annual anti-bullying initiative spearheaded by GLAAD in support of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) youth. The social network announced that it teamed up with GLAAD and Major League Baseball on the initiative…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • LGBTQ Pride Month on Twitter

    … equality around the world. We will continue to partner with nonprofit organizations like The Trevor Project, which works to support LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer) youth in times of crisis, and we are honored to have received its 20/20 Visionary Award for our work advancing an empowering message for LGBTQ young…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Facebook Real-Name Policy Is Still Targeting the Wrong People in Its Reporting Equation

    … in contact with Facebook and has been given a work-around on how to get your name back. Mulysa Mayhem (who has been targeted TWICE now) has set up a page that has become a great resource for anyone seeking help. And you can follow along on Facebook using the #mynameis hashtag. Be sure to tag your posts about this naming controversy with that, as well! Readers: Have you or any of your friends or family been affected by Facebook’s enforcement of its real-name policy? Troll image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    Mary C. Long/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Facebook to Address Real-Name Policy’s Effects on Drag Queens, LGBT Community

    … Facebook’s enforcement of its real-name policy has put it at odds with a community that it has a strong history of supporting, the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community, as drag queens who use names that are not their legal names are being forced to change the names on their accounts on the social network. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

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  • GLAAD, Instagram Team Up On #PridePortraits

    … The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation and Instagram joined forces on photo campaign #PridePortraits, in which users of the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network are encouraged to post photos of what LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) pride means to them. Three winners will also be selected to receive behind…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 9 readers -
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