When James "Wally" Brewster arrived in Santo Domingo recently, he did so as a proud gay man, taking his new post as U.S. ambassador with his husband Bob Satawake beside him. Brewster and his husband even filmed a short video talking about their lives and reasons for wanting to live in the Dominican Republic.
Rev. Frank Schaefer was found "guilty" of performing his son's wedding to another man by the United Methodist Church and given a 30-day suspension, at the end of which he was given the choice to renounce his ministry to the LGBT community or to be defrocked.
Marriage equality has yet to be made legal in 34 states. This holiday season, GLAAD has launched "Our Only Wish" campaign so you can tell those states' governors exactly what's on the top of your wish list—full equality for LGBT people and their families.