Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes 'spirit' on the rainbow flag.
From September 21-27, join GLAAD in recognizing the bisexual community for Bisexual Awareness Week, including Celebrate Bisexuality Day on September 23.
In honor of Pride 2014, GLAAD is working with Instagram to launch their first-ever Pride Portraits Campaign. Staff members are posting portraits of themselves accompanied their own stories of pride, love and family… but that's not all!
UPDATE: The Chicago Sun-Times has removed the piece! Thank you to everyone who contacted them with your feedback. Read their apology here.
All LGBT people and allies need to make their voices heard regarding irresponsible journalism that ran in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Is Laverne Cox a woman? Yes. Does she deserve such blatant and ugly disrespect from the Chicago Sun-Times? No.
It's the NFL draft! From May 8-10 we will see the match up of teams and players. Lots of energy and excitement!
Among the excitement is a HUGE moment in NFL history. Michael Sam is poised to be the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL. Which team will get him? We don't know that, but we can send a strong message of support for Michael on Draft Day and beyond.
Send a message on Twitter: I'll be cheering for Michael Sam during the #NFLDraft2014. NFL Draft May 8-10 #SamFans http://www.glaad.org/samfans
Grammy Award-winning country music artist Kacey Musgraves will be performing at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City this weekend, and ahead of the performance she's taking some heat from at least one anti-LGBT activist.
GLAAD and COLAGE want to know your story of being raised by LGBTQ parents!
So many people don't know what it is like to be raised by a parent or two who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer—which can lead to a lot of misinformation. We'd love to help you share your thoughts or memories. What have been the gifts and challenges? Did you ever face discrimination as a result? How were you treated by your friends, or teachers and classmates, your neighbors when they found out? Don't worry about the form, just tell your story.
CrossFit outed and disqualified Chloie Jonsson from competition because she was a transgender woman.
Last year, Chloie Jonsson registered to compete in the CrossFit Games, a contest aimed at determining the fittest man and woman. Chloie is a transgender woman, has been living as a woman since her teenage years, and registered as such.