On November 1 Audrey Gauthier was elected president of CUPE 4041, representing Air Transat flight attendants based in Montreal. She becomes the first openly trans person elected president of a local in Canada.
The P.E.I. government has introduced legislation which would prohibit discrimination based on gender expression and gender identity, adding to a list that already prohibits discrimination based on age, race, religion, sexual orientation and a number of other factors.
GLAAD has chosen trans activist Jennifer Finley Boylan as co-chair of its National Board of Directors. This is the first time the prominent LGBT organization has appointed a transgender person to helm its National Board of Directors.
Nickelodeon will be honoring transgender teen Zachary Kerr at the upcoming TeenNick HALO Awards, which reward worthy youth with grant money to further improve their community.