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Campus Pride (in partnership with Huffington Post) has released 2012's “Top 25 List of LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" in time for the Back to School Season. Find out which schools made the cut!
Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentiment
GLAAD joins Beyonce and the international community to applaud the bravery, strength and courage of human rights activists across the world.
New voter ID laws could prevent more than 25,000 transgender citizens from voting, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has released “Voting While Trans” resources in order to educate trans voters on what they can do to successfully cast their ballots, particularly during what advocate Laverne Cox says is “a critical election season.”
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.
GLAAD has an exclusive interview with a pair of young lesbian activists in El Salvador. In part one, we learn the history of their country's LGBT rights movement, and some of the massive hurdles their equality advocates have to overcome.
In an effort to address depression, anxiety, and suicide within the adult queer community, the editors of Original Plumbing magazine have launched the Talk About It campaign.
A 19-year-old was found stabbed to death in Chicago, blocks from the shooting of Paige Clay, a transgender woman of color.
A Maryland state Senate committee on Tuesday held a hearing on a bill that would ban anti-transgender discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation.
Sweden is often hailed as a forward-thinking society promoting equality for all, but transsexuals who had to accept to be sterilised to complete their sex changes are pushing for compensation after a change in the law.
A transgender woman is suing California Baptist University in Riverside for allegedly expelling her because of her gender identity.
Just like she did during the first half of the school year, first grader Coy Mathis wants to use the girls' restroom at her Colorado elementary school. But school officials won't let her.
Phoenix city council voted to expand an anti-discrimination law to include protections for LGBT people in city contracts, housing, employment and public accommodations, such as restaurants and hotels
Transgender women comprise a high burden population of HIV worldwide, according to data published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Monday said he’s “absolutely” reaching out to state lawmakers to encourage them to pass a transgender rights bill.
It’s noon-hour, and already Susan Gapka has pedalled by Bixi from her Gay Village home to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and back downtown.