Last week, GLAAD reached out to several news outlets in Norfolk, Virginia, about their inaccurate and offensive coverage of Lamia Beard, a Black transgender woman who was killed in a shooting.
Bryan Fischer's statements prove a liability for American Family Association, cost him his high-profile job
Bryan Fischer, whose inflammatory statements have been documented through GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project, has gone too far for his employer, the American Family Association (AFA). Leaders of the AFA shared with the Rachel Maddow show that he should no longer be referred to as the Director of Issues Analysis for the organization.
Leaders from the Church of Latter Day Saints, or the Mormons, held a press conference today, stating that the church would, in undetermined cases, support non-discrimination laws that protect LGBT people. However, in return, the church stated that it would not change its beliefs about LGBT people, and would continue to support broad religious exemptions that undermine those laws.
According to several news outlets, Pope Francis reportedly welcomed a Spanish transgender man and his fiancé to the Vatican.
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On Friday evening, the United States District Court for the 11th Circuit in Alabama struck down the ban on marriage equality in Alabama. U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade found that the Alabama Constitution and the Alabama Code containing these prohibitions are unconstitutional because they violated the due process clause and the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.
Thirty Roman Catholic and Evangelical leaders have come together to issue a statement opposing marriage equality in the upcoming March issue of First Things Journal.
With Ireland's referendum on marriage equality approaching in May, LGBT visibility and the number of public figures coming out and showing support for LGBT people is skyrocketing.
Tonight, LGBTs In The News and the Los Angeles Press Club are teaming up to present a live panel engagement discussing allies in the movement for LGBT equality.
Tonight’s State of the Union address marked several mentions of the LGBT community, including growing acceptance of marriage equality, and the historic first mention of bisexual and transgender people.