GLAAD and other LGBT groups call on Congress to maintain family unity at the heart of immigration reform. The groups support changes to the immigration bill that will provide an accessible pathway to citizenship, and ardently oppose draconian amendments that would make immigrants permanent second-class citizens.
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Over 150 LGBT Latino advocates and allies convened at Creating Change's first-ever Latino Institute.
Recently transgender youth have been taking center stage on some of media's biggest platforms, and the media has risen to the occasion, taking the opportunity to educate and raise awareness.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. The presidential inauguration went forward without Pastor Louie Giglio. Meanwhile, faith leaders are speaking out for LGBT equality across the country.
An essay written by an 11-year-old transgender child named Sadie Croft, following President Obama's historic inauguration speech, calls for transgender equality.
A new blog titled "No More Strangers: LGBT Mormon Forum" has been created to address a wide range of topics from the diverse perspectives of LGBT and allied Mormons.
Washington DC is abuzz with inauguration activities. Among the schedule are several moments that include LGBT figures. Keep an eye out for LGBT moments.
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
Despite being one of the most inclusive science fiction programs on television, the SyFy series Lost Girl unfortunately hurt and offended many of its fans with its most recent season premiere this week, which featured a shapeshifting villain that gets her comeuppance in a scene that was disturbingly evocative of real life anti-transgender violence. Following complaints from viewers and outreach from GLAAD, the producers of Lost Girl have now released a statement in response.
A transgender Nova Scotia student says she recently faced suspension for using the women’s washroom at her rural high school.
Here's a potentially interesting scenario: Fallon Fox, the controversial transgender MMA fighter who competes in Championship Fighting Alliance, rises up the ranks and eventually joins the UFC, where she earns a shot at the UFC women's bantamweight title against Ronda Rousey.
California's Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has confirmed that a non-discrimination law guarantees all people the right to access coverage for medically necessary care regardless of gender identity or expression.
I want to talk about priorities. Frankly, Calliope Wong’s case is part of a problem that’s existed at Smith and many women’s colleges throughout their history, and this was just the moment the issue became public because it screwed over someone so clearly, and because she was badass enough to speak up.
Today, DC Comics told Wired that it will continue to expand the LGBT diversity of its superhero universe by introducing the first openly transgender character in a mainstream superhero comic.
The final rules on Essential Health Benefits standards could end a long history of discrimination against transgender health coverage, as many states are already extending protections to ensure transgender people can access the benefits they deserve.
An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight has been suspended after he fired off a shocking missive at a transgender mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter in an interview.
The elasticity that officers in New York and elsewhere have been given to police quality-of-life violations has had