Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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GLAAD urges everyone to take a moment today to reflect on the memory of Matthew Shepard.
Words and images matter. It takes courage for families like Barb, Rhea and their son Matt to tell their story. By featuring this family, the Forum of Fargo Moorhead allows more people to connect with the everyday challenges of gay and lesbian families and begins to change hearts and minds for full equality.
Today is National Coming Out Day, a day celebrated every year when people take a moment to come out – as lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, and straight allies. Sharing your story and finding support is an integral part of coming out for many young people.
Young people everywhere are taking a stand against bullying. In a movement that’s rocking the nation, young people are saying, let’s make it better – and here’s how.
A ‘Gay-Straight Alliance’ logo t-shirt prompted an alleged assault in Eastern Tennessee. According to Sequoyah High
This year, GLAAD has officially teamed up with the PACER Center to observe October as ‘National Bullying Prevention Month.’
This October 20th will mark the second annual observation of Spirit Day, and we are once again thrilled to be teaming up with the event’s creator, 16 year-old Brittany McMillan, to raise awareness of the issues impacting LGBT young people, to highlight the need to show support, and to encourage people to “go purple!”
A new app available in the Android Market called “Is My Son Gay?” targets mothers and claims that by asking 20 questions, it can determine their son’s sexual orientation.
This is what I will remember about the atmosphere at the Supreme Court during the same-sex marriage cases: that it wasn’t terribly memorable. The place was relaxed. The Justices were attentive but unemotional. The audience was cheerful.
Recent reports involving attacks against transgender people in the Mission district have community leaders searching for ways to protect the vulnerable group.
An Arizona House panel late Wednesday approved a measure targeting transgendered people who want to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with, voting along party lines to advance a bill that protects business owners who bar the practice.
As the Supreme Court considers two major same-sex marriage cases that could change marriage in the United States, religious leaders on both sides of the debate believe they are on God's side of the contentious issue.
A House committee is set to consider a watered-down version of a bill that would have barred transgender people from using public bathrooms not associated with their birth gender.
Today, the Supreme Court opens two days of oral arguments on whether the right to marriage extends to same-sex couples. Both cases—one on California’s Prop 8, the other on the federal Defense of Marriage Act—are being closely watched.
By overturning DOMA, we will ensure that spousal benefits are provided to the husbands, wives and partners of LGBT service members and veterans...By overturning Prop. 8, California can join the march of states across the country extending the rights and responsibilities of marriage to LGBT Americans.
From Hollywood to Madison Avenue, producers and performers have made the case for gay marriage in the realm of pop culture where the audience sits on the bench.