After students and alumni at Clemson University in South Carolina started a Change.org petition, asking Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of an upcoming anti-LGBT fundraiser, Swinney issued a statement indicating that he would be bowing out.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced an initiative which seeks to educate hospitals and other care provides on the discrimination, bias, and lack of adequate care many transgender people face when seeking treatment.
More than 60 congressional members, led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced a Congressional resolution in support of the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
A 7-year-old transgender girl from Kansas shared her story in a video posted to the New York Times. The Jackson family is deeply accepting of Avery and works as advocates for the transgender community.
This Saturday, the American Military Partner Association is hosting their 2nd Annual National Gala in Washington, DC. This gala is expected to draw up to 400 LGBT service members, military spouses, veterans, and allies from across the country, all celebrating and honoring modern military families.
As part of GLAAD's Global Voices program, which works to accelerate LGBT acceptance across the globe, GLAAD is participating in and celebrating IDAHOT together with thousands of diverse groups and individuals.