"The same father who encouraged my dreams of being a New Yorker publicly denounced me to his church the same week I came out of the closet."
Religion and Faith
News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community
Barbara Satin is the first transgender woman to serve on President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Sumayyah Dawud is a transgender Muslim woman and a human rights activist.
Modeled after the GLAAD Media Awards, the Diversity Media Awards will recognize fair, accurate, and diverse representations of LGBT people in both Italian and international media outlets including TV, radio, and cinema.
In a joint effort, Freedom for All Americans, American Unity Fund, and Equality NC released a new ad that calls for the repeal of anti-LGBT North Carolina law, HB 2.
In recent months, a wave of anti-LGBT voices have been dominating Indonesian news and media. GLAAD has been working with several activists and organizations on the ground to support LGBT Indonesians in this difficult time.
Abby Stein was born and raised within a Chasidic family of rabbinic descent in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, and recently came out as a woman of trans experience. Her goal now is to raise awareness to people going through a similar experience.
Following today's earlier rally against discriminatory law HB 2, Reverend William Barber II and Moral Monday protesters held a second rally in North Carolina to speak out against HB 2.
While Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued an executive order banning discrimination against LGBT people who work for state government, two bills, SB 288 and HB 597, continue to progress in legislation.
"America will not tolerate discrimination against the LGBT community nor will it put transgender people in danger without making the states that passed these laws pay economically."