Eric Holder puts Justice Department on the right side of marriage equality history
Today, USA Today published an op-ed by Attorney General Eric Holder, noting that the Department of Justice will be filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, opposing statewide bans on marriage equality as a violation of equal protection.
GUEST POST: Because our stories are also our weapons
The Counter Narrative of Atlanta was founded out of a commitment to amplifying the voices of black gay men. It hopes to both build political power and simultaneously disrupt problematic narratives around black gay men. Narratives that far too often reinforce and perpetuate the stigma endured by black gay men.
GLAAD Black History Month profile: the Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey
Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey is the first ordained black lesbian pastor of the United Methodist Church. In her work, she proudly represents both the black and LGBT communities as a minister, educator, and activist.
Photos: Take a look at GLAAD around Creating Change
GLAAD staff was all over the annual Creating Change conference in Denver this last week. We were fortunate to meet with several LGBT organizational partners, do presentations on using the media to advance equality, and even get to do some media advocacy work in Denver!
PHOTOS: Marriage equality comes to Alabama
Despite some last-minute legal resistance, marriages for loving and committed same-sex couples have commenced in Alabama.