Colleen Simon had her dream job at a Catholic church in Kansas City, Missouri before the church - St. Francis Xavier Church – fired her for being married to another woman. Today, Simon is standing up against this injustice and filing a lawsuit against the Kansas City Diocese.
GLAAD's Jeremy Hooper gets into some of the nitty gritty of former "ex-gay" activist Yvette Cantu Schneider's work, her feelings toward the anti-LGBT movement, and what she has to say to those who she might have hurt.
A transgender student, Jayce, was denied his housing request to live with male friends by Portland, Oregon's George Fox University, a privately owned Quaker school that receives federal funding, based on so-called theological principles.
Debi Jackson, the mother of a 6-year-old transgender girl named A.J., gave a speech about her daughter several months ago at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City. A video of the speech has gone viral with more than 200,000 views, and was shared in an article from the Huffington Post and in a tweet from Ricky Martin.
Since the city of Salem, Massachusetts announced plans to terminate a contract with Gordon College, a Christian University with discriminatory policies toward LGBT students and faculty, the city's mayor has been receiving many phone calls from anti-LGBT individuals expressing their disagreement with Salem's recently adopted LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance.