After Thursday's historic vote, GLAAD would like to thank these incredible and tireless advocates for their working in helping to the BSA's anti-gay policies
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On God's Campus: Voices from the Queer Underground is a educational and book campaign to tell the stories of LGBTQ students, faculty, and alums at conservative Christian colleges around the country.
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Sage Smith, a transgender 19 year-old girl from Charlottesville, VA, was last heard from just over two weeks ago, on November 20. Community advocates are asking for help locating the last person who had contact with Smith, a 21 year-old named Erik Tyquan McFadden, who they believe has left Charlottesville after an initial police interview.
The Ali Forney Center, which provides housing and other services to homeless LGBT youth in New York City, has released a new video for its annual fundraising series, Homeless for the Holidays.
On Saturday, the APA approved changes to the DSM-V that removed the term "Gender Identity Disorder" (GID), which has been used previously to diagnose transgender individuals.
Today marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day, an international observance in support of those living with HIV/AIDS and in memory of the lives lost in the epidemic. In honor of World AIDS Day, GLAAD has put together a resource kit to provide you with more information around HIV/AIDS.
Somewhere in America today, someone's loved one is going to hear what he or she wants to hear. Someone will walk away from today's episode of Dr. Oz holding even firmer to their belief that "reparative therapy" is sound practice.
Seventeen-year old Lennon Cihak was denied confirmation after he posted a picture of himself on Facebook holding a sign he altered in support of the vote for marriage equality on Minnesota’s November 6th ballot.
The Empire State Pride Agenda is kicking off a quarter-million-dollar ad campaign to push for the state to pass the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act, a bill that protects transgendered New Yorkers, the Times-Union writes.
Acknowledging that heated debate over gay rights could split Royal Oak this year —as it did in 2001 — city officials voted Monday night to put a human rights proposal on the November ballot.
When the Legislature last year backed the nation's first ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, lawmakers had in mind the experiences of people such as James Guay.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA), which discriminates against gay scouts, atheists, and families who want to put their sons and daughters in the same scouting program, has seen its membership plummet in the last decade. Many former scouts have left scouting altogether.
The 20-year-old son of basketball great Magic Johnson is surprised by the public interest in his being gay, something that he revealed to his supportive family several years ago.
A D.C. Superior Court judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order requiring a city funded shelter for homeless women located near the U.S. Capitol to stop denying transgender women access to the facility.
Illinois Republican Chairman Pat Brady survived a move Saturday to immediately oust him as party chairman over his support for same-sex marriage, but top state GOP leaders approved a succession strategy that could find him replaced within the next six weeks.
The same day the Republican National Committee codified its opposition to marriage equality in a unanimous resolution, committee member Robin Armstrong referred to the GOP as "the party of tolerance" on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews Friday.