GLAAD and other LGBT groups speak out on exclusion of gay binational couples from immigration reform
GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.
Tomorrow, New York City council speaker Christine Quinn along with Empire State Pride Agenda and members LGBT advocacy organizations, including the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, and The Ali Forney Center will march on the steps of City Hall, in New York City.
After thousands of local advocates, including GLAAD, marched through New York City's West Village in response to the recent series of alleged anti-LGBT attacks, and to mourn the murder of Mark Carson, and openly gay man of color, more attacks have been reported.
GLAAD and other LGBT groups call on Congress to maintain family unity at the heart of immigration reform. The groups support changes to the immigration bill that will provide an accessible pathway to citizenship, and ardently oppose draconian amendments that would make immigrants permanent second-class citizens.
LGBT parenting blog Mombian is taking Monday, June 3rd to show the world for the 8th year in a row that LGBT families are just as loving, supportive and valuable to our communities as straight families.