Blogs by Nicholas Coppola, National News Intern at GLAAD
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Francesca Quaranta, a transgender police officer in Middletown, Connecticut, has filed a complaint claiming her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.
James Clementi, the brother of Tyler Clementi, has shared the story of his discovery of the importance and need for schools to have a "Gay Straight Alliance" (GSA) in an op-ed he wrote for LGBTQ Nation.
A ProPublica and Buzzfeed investigation found at least 541 actions where people were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, criminal charges for failure to disclose that they were HIV-positive.
Russian LGBT advocates met with Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Saturday to discuss the growing concern over Russia's "vaguely worded law" banning gay propaganda to minors ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are scheduled to begin February 7, 2014 in Sochi Russia.
An Illinois state court has granted a temporary restraining order to Vernita Gray and her soon to be wife Patricia Ewert, so the two can get married before the effective date of Illinois' recently signed marriage equality law and before Vernita possibly loses her battle with cancer.