Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.
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Millions of Americans celebrated Spirit Day on October 20 by 'going purple' to stand up against bullying and send a message to LGBT youth that it's okay to be who you are.
En América Latina, se sumaron al Día del Espíritu organizaciones LGBT y los medios de comunicación, creando un movimiento transnacional para conmemorar la fecha.
Latin American media and LGBT organizations united to create a transnational movement to commemorate Spirit Day.
The Girl Scouts of Colorado spoke out in support of transgender children following the story of a child who was denied enrollment in a local Girl Scout troop.
Today, the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), the Family Equality Council, and the Center for American Progress, in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers, the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, and COLAGE, released a comprehensive report on the hardships faced by children of LGBT parents in the United States.
The Ali Forney Center and its supporters will rally in Union Square to raise awareness for LGBT homeless youth
California State University Long Beach's GSA took their Spirit Day celebration a step further, yesterday, with some eye catching public performance. CSULB GSA organizer and GLAAD Entertainment Intern Anthony Nget shares his experience of taking part and why it was so important for the whole campus to see them go purple.
SB1045 makes it against state law for local governments to pass laws or regulations which ensure access to public access to "privacy areas" based on "gender identity or expression."...It isn't hard to see how this bill has potential for extreme abuse.
House Speaker Tim Jones said today that he doesn’t support legislation that would make it illegal to discriminate against gays and lesbians in Missouri.
Two women became the first same-sex couple to marry in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca after the Supreme Court found the state's definition of marriage unconstitutional, a gay rights group said Thursday.
If the movement to stop same-sex marriage in its tracks had a spiritual home, it might be in Lynchburg, Virginia, on the sprawling hillside campus of Liberty University.
A gay, undocumented activist from Southern California was among the people who traveled to Washington DC this week for the Supreme Court hearing on gay marriage rights.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she’s joined the ranks of those whose views are “evolving” on the issue of same-sex marriage.
The gay former Army lieutenant who handcuffed himself to the White House fence to protest the military’s now repealed “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy was found guilty in federal court on Thursday and fined $100.
Whatever the outcome of this week's historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage, one thing has become crystal clear: there is no longer, if there ever was, a rational argument to ban it.