Posts by Aaron McQuade

CDC encourages people to quit smoking with LGBT-inclusive campaign

March 28, 2013
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of Smoking and Health has launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking, and the campaign includes members of the LGBT community.Read More

March 26, 2013

Anti-trans Arizona lawmaker John Kavanagh targets bathrooms again

Last week, Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh wanted to criminalize trans people for using the correct bathroom. He's backed down from that, but is now seeking to legalize discrimination against transgender people.

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March 26, 2013

Evan Wolfson, Kate Kendell and Jon Davidson at Tuesday's Marriage Rally

GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as the US Supreme Court is hearing arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA. We spoke with three of the most influential figures in the movement for marriage equality, all of whom were in the courtroom when arguments were heard.Read More

March 26, 2013

LIVEBLOG: GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC

GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as marriage equality supporters (and opponents) are rallying, and as the United States Supreme Court is beginning to hear arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA.Read More

March 25, 2013

Perkins and Bauer say polls are 'skewed' - and they're right

Anti-gay activists Gary Bauer and Tony Perkins are now claiming that the recent poll showing 58% of Americans supporting marriage equality is "skewed." So let's examine where they're coming from, and why they might see it that way?Read More

March 20, 2013

Arizona lawmaker wants to criminalize transgender people for using the bathroom

When the Phoenix City Council approved a local LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in a 5-3 vote last month, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton affirmed, "This is the right thing to do for our city." State Representative John Kavanagh disagrees.Read More

March 20, 2013

Illinois media must hold Jeanne Ives accountable for anti-gay comments

Illinois State Representative Jeanne Ives, who called gay relationships "completely disordered," now says her comments are being "misinterpreted." Will the media let her get away with this?

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March 18, 2013

National support for marriage equality nearing 60%

The latest poll from ABC News/Washington Post shows that 58% of Americans now support marriage equality, the highest total ever seen in a mainstream national poll.

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