Court rules trans students can choose bathroom they identify with, sets legal precedent
For the first time in the US, a court ruled it unlawful and a violation of human rights to prevent transgender students from using the bathroom of the gender with which they identify. This decision was reached after a three-year-long case in Maine, filed on behalf of high school girl Nicole Maines, who is trans.
Join GLAAD at Creating Change
Starting tomorrow, GLAAD staff will be hopping on a Southwest Airlines flight to Houston to attend Creating Change.
And the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees are... #glaadawards
Today GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, recognizing the powerful and important media stories from this historic year for LGBT equality.
How the media is criminalizing HIV, why that's a problem, and what we can do to fix it
This problem is severe and undoubtedly multifaceted, but has to do in heavy part with the heightened stigma that exists within the African-American community—the stigma that LGBT and mainstream media perpetuate when they turn a blind eye to people of color and people who are HIV+.