UPDATE: After a remarkable worldwide campaign by consumers and LGBT activists to boycott his family's pasta company, Guido Barilla has issued a second apology via video on the company's website. Claiming to be "depressed and saddened" by the reaction to his words and pledging to meet with organizations that "best represent the evolution of the family" in the coming weeks to learn how to better approach these issues, Barilla has clearly recognized the financial cost of homophobia.
Desde el 19-26 de septiembre, únase a GLAAD para reconocer a la comunidad bisexual por la semana para concientizar el público de la bisexualidad o Bisexual Awarenes Week, incluyendo la celebración del Día de la Bisexualidad el 23 de septiembre.
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GLAAD's first annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) examines how LGBT people were depicted in Hollywood films released by six major studios, but we need your help to send them the message that including LGBT people in the stories they tell is important. Read our open letter to Hollywood filmmakers and sign on below if you agree!
In May 2013, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to decide whether or not to end the Scouts' ban on gay youth.
Help bring equality to the Boy Scouts by submitting a Letter to the Editor to your local paper today.
Now, more than ever, your community needs to hear from you about why gay youth and parents should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts. The voting members of the Boy Scouts National Council are your neighbors, and how they vote depends on the feedback of their community.
Jennifer Tyrrell, together with GLAAD and Scouts For Equality, is launching a new petition to urge the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to completely lift its anti-gay ban on both youth members and adult employees and volunteers.