Featured Stories

GLAAD brings you news and views on the latest headlines and issues facing LGBTQ people.

New Season of Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Starts November 18

November 1, 2011
A new season of the GLAAD Media Award nominated reality series Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys returns to the Sundance Channel on November 18, and we've got your first look at the cast and trailer.Read More

November 1, 2011

Media Misrepresents Transgender Children in Colorado Girl Scouts Coverage

Seeing Bobby Montoya expressing herself, seeking to join a venerable institution like the Girl Scouts, and eventually being accepted was an incredibly positive sign, and would have served as a perfect happy ending to this story - if some in the media had let it.

Read More

GLAAD Mourns the Loss of "The Advocate" Co-Founder, Aristide J. Laurent

Aristide J. "AJ" Laurent, the openly gay co-founder of "The Advocate" newspaper, died on October 26, 2011 at his home in Los Angeles. GLAAD joins those mourning the loss of Laurent and appreciates his work to elevate LGBT issues and advocate for equality.

Read More

NBJC's Sharon Lettman-Hicks on Being a Straight Ally and Standing with LGBT Youth

In “It Takes a Village: Standing with Our LGBT Youth,” Sharon Lettman-Hicks, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), writes about the importance of straight allies standing up against anti-LGBT bullying in schools.

Read More

The White House Interviews Presidential Citizens Medal Recipient Janice Langbehn

Before being honored with a Presidential Citizens Medal at the White House, Janice Langbehn was interviewed about the heartbreaking experience that led her down the path of advocacy. The White House has now posted the video of that interview, which you can watch below. Read More