GLAAD is standing with members of Atlanta’s LGBT community to demand that the beating of an openly gay African-American man be investigated thoroughly and properly and that the media shine more light on the real threat of violence LGBT people of color face simply trying to walk the streets of their communities.
Last week, retail giant J.C. Penney announced a new partnership with America's favorite talk-show host, Ellen DeGeneres. Now, however, the anti-gay group "One Million Moms" – a project of the designated hate group, American Family Association– has launched a campaign demanding that the retailer fire Ellen simply because she's gay.
Today, equality advocates across the country are celebrating the first National Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Day. A project of the Iowa Pride Network (IPN), the day is meant to stregnthen the bond between LGBT people and straight allies and encourage students to start GSAs and schools and colleges to support them.