In April 2013, GLAAD first shared the story of Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who was ousted as leader of her son's Boy Scouts troop because she's gay. Now, GLAAD is taking a stand and telling the Boy Scouts of America to end its long history of discrimination against LGBT youth and parents. Join us and take action!
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En Estados Unidos son muchos los que luchan desde hace décadas por la igualdad de los homosexuales, una lucha que muy a su pesar no ha acabado con la discriminación.
The Cameroonian authorities should drop the charges against two transgender youth rather than appealing their case to the Supreme Court, five human rights organizations said today.read more
Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with stinging nettles any participant in a gay pride parade which was to take place there.read more
May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO). Throughout the world, people will stand up and announce that equality gives life and that homophobia kills.read more
Uma Thurman will star as controversial anti-gay activist Anita Bryant in 'Anita,' produced by Sex And the City creator Darren Star, Howard Rosenman, Jeffrey Schwarz and Dennis Erdman.read more
Former Tucson Congressman Jim Kolbe plans to marry his partner of eight years on Saturday in Washington, D.C., where same-sex marriage is allowed by law.read more
Welcome to Gay Matters, a new home for gay news and commentary at The Baltimore Sun.read more
A gay student was barred from running for prom queen at Lehman High School in Kyle, just south of Austin.read more
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Next Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Celebrities such as Tegan and Sara, Jersey Shore's Snooki and Sammi and GLAAD's Wilson Cruz tweeted out their support for equality in the Boy Scouts. Look out for more in the coming week leading up to the vote on Thursday.read moremore
LGBT New Yorkers held a 'Take Back the Night' rally in response to a string of anti-LGBT attacks that have occurred in the last two weeks. The rally, organized by Queer Rising, brought together a diverse range of LGBT and allied people to advocate for LGBT safety.read moremore
Each week The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.read moremore
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.read moremore