Just three weeks after 18-year-old Tayshana Murphy, a high school basketball star, was murdered in her Harlem, N.Y. apartment complex, anti-gay comments were etched in the stairwell on the same floor where she was shot. The NYPD Hate Crimes Unit has joined the murder investigation.
Today, the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), the Family Equality Council, and the Center for American Progress, in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers, the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, and COLAGE, released a comprehensive report on the hardships faced by children of LGBT parents in the United States.
California State University Long Beach's GSA took their Spirit Day celebration a step further, yesterday, with some eye catching public performance. CSULB GSA organizer and GLAAD Entertainment Intern Anthony Nget shares his experience of taking part and why it was so important for the whole campus to see them go purple.