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On Oct. 11, Casa 0101 Theater, in collaboration with the Latino Equality Alliance, will present the 2nd annual Brown & Out Theater Festival featuring 10 LGBTQ-themed plays about Latino/a youth.
CeCe Support Committee hosts art sale to raise funds for CeCe McDonald to show support while she serves her sentence in prison after being the victim of a transphobic attack.
Hetrick-Martin Institute's 2012 Emery Awards will honor Time Warner Inc., "Bully," and out Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black.
This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November.
Transgender photographer and advocate Loren Cameron lectured at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
NBJC, a leading national policy organization committed to uplifting the black LGBT community and fighting to end homophobia and racism holds 3rd Annual OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit in Washington, DC.
The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched a new resource for transgender advocates in college.
Usually, people opposed to bullying refrain from engaging in it, but not Linda Harvey. Recently, the known anti-LGBT crusader launched a youth-oriented anti-bullying flier. Only instead of filling it with information to encourage youth to be more accepting of diversity, she explains all the ways in which being LGBT is wrong and bad.
Asked if being poor, black and gay hurt him at the start of his career, author James Baldwin famously replied that his situation "was so outrageous ... you had to find a way to use it." Deshawn Cole knows outrageous and he, too, is trying to make the most of being a young, gay, black man — at Imperial Courts public housing project in Watts, where coming out has long been scorned as a manhood wasted.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) aren't slated to make a decision regarding their controversial policy on gay participants until May, but that hasn't stopped a new group from coming forward with an unusual interpretation of the guidelines.
The City Council unanimously endorsed a resolution Tuesday night in support of bills being considered at the State House to allow gay marriage in Rhode Island.
The town of Bisbee, Ariz., voted Tuesday night to become the first city in the state to allow civil unions for gay couples.
The Rev. James Meeks took to the pulpit of the enormous House of Hope at Salem Baptist Church of Chicago and exhorted his congregation to make its voice heard by lawmakers who will vote on whether to allow gay marriage in Illinois.
A new poll puts support for same-sex marriage at 50 percent, with even more Americans saying the issue ought to be decided based on the federal Constitution — not state laws.
There have been all manner of conservative responses to the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage, from John Roberts’s sulking about gay power to Ross Douthat’s laugh-if-you-will-but-marriage-is-collapsing line to startled acceptance of gay children—or, in the case of Senator Mark Kirk, who announced his support Tuesday, the crediting of a near-death experience—to bitter rejectionism (something George Packer writes about over at Daily Comment).
Recent remarks by Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., saying he doesn't "support the gay marriage" was "nothing I didn't already know," the congressman's openly gay son, also named Matt, told the Washington Blade.