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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Imagine sending your wedding announcement to your local paper only to have it and your $25 publication fee returned.
In the early morning hours, a group of youth gathered in Laguna Hills, California, to let people know that there are better dining options for LGBT equality then the newly opening Chick-fil-a restaurant. Youth from the Youth Empowered to Act (YETA) distributed fliers to inform potential customers of Chick-fil-a’s donations to anti-LGBT organizations and political statements. They also offered suggestions for alternatives to Chick-fil-a.
Bisexual Activist Danielle Morantez has dedicated her life to helping people but was fired from the Salvation Army for being openly bisexual. Read her incredible story of tragedy and triumph.
YETA (Youth Empowered to Act), a group of LGBT youth leaders between the ages of 14 and 24, plans to protest the opening of a new Chick-fil-a franchise in Laguna Hills, California on Thursday, July 26.
The International AIDS Conference kicked-off over the weekend. More than 30,000 people are expected to gather in our nation's capital.
Following a secret committee's vote to keep the Boy Scouts' anti-gay ban, Eagle Scout Zach Wahls has launched a petition urging the Boy Scouts to allow its board members to vote to end the ban.
Kristene Chapa has left the hospital and helped the police sketch the man who shot her and her girlfriend, Mary Olgin, execution style in June, leaving Kristene in critical condition and Mollie dead. She has begun rehabilitative therapies and was told for the first time that Mollie did not survive.
A new report has been released that sheds light on youth who are LGBT and homeless, and GLAAD is calling on the media to bring more attention to this epidemic, the unique problems that such teens and young adults face, and potential solutions, as outlined in the report.
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz), the father of a gay son, explained his opposition to gay marriage by saying he hasn’t “evolved to that stage.” He may not be joining same-sex marriage supporters. But he’s adopting their vocabulary.
Kobe Bryant is awestruck by a former Lakers star who rivals him -- Magic Johnson ... telling TMZ Magic's support of his gay son is a lesson everyone, including pro athletes, should learn.
An amendment to the Texas Legislature’s general appropriations bill, SB1, would defund gender and LGBT resource centers on the basis that they encourage risky sexual behavior.
Aaron Cody, a white gay man who performs in drag as Sharon Needles and who is a past winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, has caused controversy because of his defiant use of the “N” word. He has used the word in his act and referred to an African-American fan, Catarina Reyes, as a ni__er when he signed an autograph.
A new policy that provides a pathway for transgender high school student-athletes in the state to participate in interscholastic sports teams gained final approval Thursday from the general membership of the Maine Principals’ Association.
An East Millinocket teenager has been suspended from Schenck High School and is being evaluated by juvenile court authorities after he was issued a summons for threatening a transgender student, officials said Friday.
Last Tuesday and Wednesday, thousands of LGBT people and their allies rallied on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as the nation's highest court considered two cases on marriage equality.
The U.S. Health and Human Services Department reversed course Friday night after saying earlier that day that it would consider revising Medicare policy to cover medically necessary gender transition surgeries.