Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh is trying to take away the protections for transgender people that were granted by the Phoenix City Council last month on a statewide basis. His proposal is being heard by a House committee this afternoon; you can let committee members know that this proposal is discriminatory and offensive.
November 14 – 20 individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues the community faces.
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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Kathryn and Jeremy Mathis, parents of six-year-old Coy Mathis from Fountain, Colorado, have launched a Change.org petition asking Coy's school to allow her to go back to using the correct bathroom. Just before Christmas, Coy's school notified her parents that their daughter would no longer be allowed to use the girls' bathroom, because she is transgender.
On Monday, March 4, National Geographic Channel premieres its new reality series, Are You Tougher than a Boy Scout, in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), despite the fact that the BSA bans and ejects gay acouts and leaders.
Big News! Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen announced that she will withdraw as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, whose Change.org petition calling on the 'Call Me Maybe' star to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders has amassed over 62,000 signatures.