The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia is coming up fast on June 17, and a new video by the Free and Equal Campaign by the United Nations has encouraged us to look at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people in the face and learn about what they are doing with their lives.
A 7-year-old transgender girl from Kansas shared her story in a video posted to the New York Times. The Jackson family is deeply accepting of Avery and works as advocates for the transgender community.
While introducing Transparent stars Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor at Saturday's 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, and in celebration of Mother's Day, GLAAD national board of directors and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan shared her very moving coming out story with the audience.
This Saturday, the American Military Partner Association is hosting their 2nd Annual National Gala in Washington, DC. This gala is expected to draw up to 400 LGBT service members, military spouses, veterans, and allies from across the country, all celebrating and honoring modern military families.
As part of GLAAD's Global Voices program, which works to accelerate LGBT acceptance across the globe, GLAAD is participating in and celebrating IDAHOT together with thousands of diverse groups and individuals.