After several organizations including GLAAD spoke out, the Los Angeles Times has announced that it will no longer use the term "illegal" when referring to immigrants.Read More
GLAAD is working with ESPN to address Chris Broussard's anti-gay comments on "Outside the Lines".Read More
Oprah Speaks with Out NBA Player Jason Collins, Twin Brother Jarron and Their Family on Sunday's 'Oprah's Next Chapter'
In the first interview with his family since his coming out, NBA player Jason Collins will be speaking with Oprah on a special episode of Oprah's Next Chapter airing Sunday, May 5 at 8:00pm ET/PT on OWN. Collins made history this week when he became the first out gay active male pro athlete in America's major leagues.Read More
Following a series of stories that mis-gendered and dehumanized a transgender murder victim in Cleveland, the Plain Dealer newspaper has agreed to meet with local transgender advocates.Read More
Students To Deliver Thousands of Signatures Telling Smith College To Treat Trans Women Applicants Equally
On Thursday, May 2, members of the student group Smith Q&A will deliver more than 4,000 signatures from their Change.org petition to the Smith College Office of Admissions, calling on the school to change its policies and treat trans women applicants equally.Read More
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this Wednesday the nominees for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. Among the nominees are many LGBT-inclusive shows, which feature some of the most prominent out characters and personalities in daytime television.Read More