This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November.
GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation release "In Focus: Faith, LGBT People, & the Midterm Elections,” a groundbreaking resource guide that empowers journalists to challenge anti-LGBT talking heads who mask bias as a ‘tenet of faith.’ The guide is designed to help the media provide accurate information about LGBT people and faith in the lead up to the 2014 midterm elections.
GLAAD is joining Scouts for Equality, its founder and Eagle Scout Zach Wahls, as well as thousands of Americans in a Change.org campaign urging Intel Corporation, one of the Boy Scouts of America’s largest corporate donors, to stop funding the BSA until the organization removes its ban on gay scouts and leaders.
The New Normal is NBC's newest series about a gay couple trying to have a child with the help of a surrogate mother. The comedy follows 40 years of LGBT families on television, which reflect the lives of families who are living the new normal every day. Check out this Infographic: What the One Million Moms Don't Want You to See.
Reno, Nevada FOX News Radio affiliate KKFT 99.1 FM decided to cancel the program “House of Savoy” (hosted by ordained minister Sean Savoy) after the show aired a single interview with a Dallas based LGBT advocate. Contact KKFT at 775-884-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org and ask why “House of Savoy” was pulled from the station. Tell KKFT that you want to hear fair and accurate discussions of LGBT equality on their station.
Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy has said a lot of things about families like Marci Alt's. But it’s the $5 million in donations that he and his company have given to anti-LGBT hate groups that’s most destructive. If Cathy is going to spend millions trying to break apart loving families, he should at least meet thepeople his money is hurting. That’s why Atlanta mom Marci Alt has invited him to have dinner with her and her family.
Earlier this month, Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll was accused of having a sexual relationship with one of her female staff members. In response to the allegations, the Lt. governor told reporters "Black women who look like me don't engage in relationships like that."
Zach Wahls: "I am a proud Eagle Scout. I'm also the proud son of two lesbian moms. It's time for those two things to stop being contradictory."
GLAAD launches videos of LGBT, Civil Rights and Labor Movement Leaders speaking out against Stop and Frisk and set the stage for June 17 silent march in New York City. Join GLAAD as we march in solidarity on June 17.