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Stories and information about families, relationships, and children; includes education, parenting, adoption, and other issues
GLAAD is proud to sponsor a launch event for the first annual Latino/a Queer Film Festival (LQFF) on Sunday, June 21 in Los Angeles, CA. The event will feature films by and about LGBTQ Latinos that reflect the community's struggles, lives, and achievements.
Peter Sprigg doesn't want an evangelical school to tolerate its LGBT students. Rather, he's calling for "ex-gay" class on campus.
As equality for transgender Americans has come into focus with mainstream media exposure, more and more stories of blatant institutional discrimination against trans people have surfaced. However, the actions of the directors and staff running Florence House, a homeless shelter for women in Maine, exemplify behavior that is both affirming of transgender individuals' identities and conscious of their needs.
GLAAD has joined a coalition of national LGBT organizations, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, in issuing an open letter on justice for Trayvon Martin.
A video series from the Center for American Progress brings attention to ENDA by featuring stories like that of Mia Macy, a transgender woman who was refused employment at a federal agency.
There have been tremendous faith responses to court decisions. Check it out in this week's LGBT Religion News Summary.
In April of 2012, GLAAD and other national LGBT organizations stated that the shooting death of Trayvon Martin was a national call for action. This weekend when the man who killed Trayvon, George Zimmerman, was found not guilty of all charges, we renew that call for action.
Maybe we won't all live happily ever after, but now all of us will live with a dignity and respect -- and equal protection under the law -- that back in 1985 we could only sit in a dark theater and fantasize about.