Actress Laverne Cox guest co-hosted The View yesterday morning and discussed the recent suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, Laverne's own attempt to take her life at a young age, the dangers of living in an anti-transgender culture, and resources for trans youth and their families.
The fourth annual ATX Television Festival will reunite the cast and creators of Showtime's landmark series Queer as Folk for a panel to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show which ran from 2000-2005
“This show is downright irresponsible,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “No one can change who they love, and, more importantly, no one should have to. By investing in this dangerous programming, TLC is putting countless young LGBT people in harm’s way.”
This year saw many famous faces coming out, including several in unexpected areas like sports and country music. Check out 11 celebrities who came out this year and influenced the national conversation on LGBT acceptance.