To give an accurate representation of where people of faith stand on marriage equality, let's look at some of the major denominations that support scouts for a quick recap. GLAAD has created a handy graphic that shows which denominations support inclusive scouting for all.
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GLAAD kicks off the 2nd Annual National of Color Media Institute in New York with star media trainer Joel Silberman.
Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentiment
Esquire names Seven and Roger Ham, two gay dads, to its "Fathers of the Year" list.
MSNBC news anchor Thomas Roberts will become the first national cable news anchor married to a same-sex partner after his September marriage to partner of 12 years, Patrick Abner.
As pressure grows for the Boy Scouts to end their ban on gay scouts and leaders, a spokesperson for President Obama announced that the President opposes the Boy Scouts of America's policy of discrimination, joining Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
In June, New Jersey couple Brian Edwards and Tom Privitere found that their engagement photo had been used in an anti-gay attack ad in Colorado by Eugene A. Delgaudio and the organization he runs, the Public Advocate of the United States. The ad was an attempt to make Tom and Brian look scary. The problem is, Tom and Brian are not scary. Brian wrote the following reflection that demonstrates how "not scary" they are as a couple.
GLAAD was first to release video footage from 1994 of Presidential candidate Mitt Romney saying: "I support the right of the Boy Scouts of America to decide what it wants to do on that issue. I feel that all people should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts regardless of their sexual orientation." According to an Associated Press article that ran today, Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul confirmed that “this remains Romney’s position today.”
Following outrage over Chick-fil-A’s multi-million dollar contributions to anti-LGBT hate groups, GLAAD has joined a Change.org petition started this morning by a gay Atlanta mom and her family, calling on Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy to meet with them.
When the Legislature last year backed the nation's first ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, lawmakers had in mind the experiences of people such as James Guay.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA), which discriminates against gay scouts, atheists, and families who want to put their sons and daughters in the same scouting program, has seen its membership plummet in the last decade. Many former scouts have left scouting altogether.
The 20-year-old son of basketball great Magic Johnson is surprised by the public interest in his being gay, something that he revealed to his supportive family several years ago.
A D.C. Superior Court judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order requiring a city funded shelter for homeless women located near the U.S. Capitol to stop denying transgender women access to the facility.
Illinois Republican Chairman Pat Brady survived a move Saturday to immediately oust him as party chairman over his support for same-sex marriage, but top state GOP leaders approved a succession strategy that could find him replaced within the next six weeks.
The same day the Republican National Committee codified its opposition to marriage equality in a unanimous resolution, committee member Robin Armstrong referred to the GOP as "the party of tolerance" on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews Friday.
White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett told Reuters in an interview on Sunday that President Obama is hoping to bolster his record on gay rights with a push for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), but congressional aides say there is little evidence to indicate his administration is prioritizing the legislation.
A Montgomery County teenager is hoping his honesty and courage could urge the Boy Scouts to reconsider a ban on homosexuality. Jessica Kartalija reports the Boy Scouts could reconsider the ban with a vote next month.