Posts by Rich Ferraro, Chief Communications Officer

Federal Judge strikes down Virginia's ban on marriage equality

A federal judge declared Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, saying it violates the constitution’s guarantee of equal protection under the 14th Amendment.

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Facebook introduces custom gender field to allow users to more accurately reflect who they are

Facebook announced today that they will now offer a custom gender field for transgender and gender nonconforming people.

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Watch now: Coca-Cola unveils gay-inclusive ad during Super Bowl XLVIII

During the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII, Coca-Cola premiered an ad featuring diverse families from around the country, including two gay dads roller-skating with their daughter.

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Gay couples to marry during Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performance at tonight's Grammy Awards

34 Couples, gay and straight, will be married live at tonight’s Grammy Awards during Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s performance of their Grammy-nominated marriage equality anthem, “Same Love."

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Jennifer Finney Boylan: We all need healthcare - being transgender doesn't change that

As Transgender Awareness Week comes to a close, I wanted to point something out to you. Did you know that health insurance policies and programs, including New York State Medicaid, specifically exclude transgender people like me from accessing care? This shouldn't be the case for trans and gender non-conforming people.Read More

Alec Baldwin: Stop degrading gay people

Mr. Baldwin can’t lend his support for equality on paper, while degrading gay people in practice. It’s clearly time he listens to the calls from so many LGBT people and allies to end this pattern of anti-gay slurs.

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#SpiritDay reaches more than 150 million with message of support for LGBT youth

Spirit Day participants are wearing purple or going purple online today in a stand against bullying and show of support for LGBT young people. Spirit Day began in 2010 to commemorate young LGBT lives lost to suicide.

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Will & Grace reunite and celebrate #SpiritDay on TODAY

Eric McCormack and Debra Messing, stars of Will & Grace, reunited for the show's 15th anniversary on TODAY this morning and wore purple Spirit Day ribbons!

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