In honor of Mother's Day, members of GLAAD's staff are sharing reflections on their relationships with their moms. While these folks are of different backgrounds, ethnicities, nationalities, and ages, one thing is clear and common across the board: their mothers are central to their stories.
Last week, Newsweek published two full-length stories on the so-called "ex-gay" movement's decline onehighlighted former "ex-gay" activist, John Paulk, while another told the story of Mathew Shurka, who went through attempts to change his sexual orientation, and is now a vocal critic of the dangerous practice.
Oregon United Against Discrimination released the first ad in the campaign to defeat the proposed discrimination measure. The ad to features Kathleen Saadat, a renowned advocate for civil rights and for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians.