Featured Stories

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

National Geographic Channel meets with GLAAD, Eagle Scout; agrees to publish guest article

Representatives from National Geographic Channel met with GLAAD and gay Eagle Scout Will Oliver this morning, following the delivery of over 120,000 Change.org petition signatures, calling on the network to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.Read More

Clementi Family And LGBT Advocates Demanding Apology From Anti-Gay Group For Disgracing Tyler Clementi's Legacy

Today, the family of Tyler Clementi was joined by GLAAD, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and Equality Matters in calling on Jennifer Morse of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) to apologize for her recent speech in which she used the story of Tyler Clementi’s death as anti-gay allegory.

Read More

March 4, 2013

Family of transgender first-grader Coy Mathis launches Change.org petition

Kathryn and Jeremy Mathis, parents of six-year-old Coy Mathis from Fountain, Colorado, have launched a change.org petition asking Coy's school to allow her to go back to using the correct bathroom. Just before Christmas, Coy's school notified her parents that their daughter would no longer be allowed to use the girls' bathroom, because she is transgender.

Read More

Eagle Scout Will Oliver, GLAAD deliver 120,000 Change.org petition signatures to National Geographic

GLAAD joined gay Eagle Scout Will Oliver to deliver more than 120,000 Change.org petition signatures to National Geographic Channel headquarters in Washington, D.C. this morning, calling on the network to denounce the Boy Scouts' ban on gay scouts and scout leaders. Tonight, National Geographic Channel will premiere its new reality series, Are You Tougher than a Boy Scout?, in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

Read More

What to Watch Monday 3/4: Tim Gunn Guest Stars in a New 'The Biggest Loser'

Tonight catch all new episodes of The Carrie Diaries, The Biggest Loser and RuPaul's Drag Race.Read More

BREAKING: Top UK opponent of marriage equality admits to sexual misconduct

Cardinal Keith O’Brien, the United Kingdom’s most vocal faith opponent of marriage equality, admitted to sexual misconduct. He resigned from his post last week, amid allegations of sexual misconduct with seminary students. He has now announced that he will no longer contest the allegations.

Read More