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.
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On March 26 the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA). DOMA unfairly denies federal protections—like Social Security, veterans’ benefits, health insurance and retirement savings—to committed same-sex couples who are legally married in their own states. But as Outserve - SLDN Executive Director, Allyson Robinson, explained, the harms of DOMA also reach military members and their families.
In just two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider two cases about the freedom to marry. On March 26 & 27, thousands of people will gather in Washington, DC, for a rally outside of the Supreme Court at 8:30am. You can be one of them!
In the first State of LGBT Military Equality Address, OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson highlighted the work that needs to be done toward the full inclusion of LGBT service members.
The average Catholic supports marriage equality more than the average American. That's the story from a recent Quinnipiac poll that showed 54% of Catholics support marriage equality, which is higher than the national average of 47%.
Five key Roman Catholic bishops in the United States have stated their opposition to the newly signed Violence Against Women Act. The reason for their opposition? VAWA states that the law will apply regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Anti-LGBT video done by conservative evangelical Christian targets queer Americans and employs hackneyed stereotypes.
GLAAD and the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) today announced that Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain, CO has rejected mediation in a civil rights case asking the school to allow 6 year-old transgender student Coy Mathis to use the girls' bathroom at her school.
A new report has been released by Freedom to Marry based on an analysis of national polling data that suggests a majority of voters across a wide range of demographics support marriage equality.
During his military career, Dave McGrath wore the uniform of a U.S. Army Ranger and patrolled the demilitarized zone separating North and South Koreas.
Efforts to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota are coming to a head this week. A Senate Finance Committee will review the potential fiscal impact of a bill allowing same-sex couples to wed at a meeting Tuesday morning, May 7.
Delaware lawmakers will take up a gay marriage bill on Tuesday in a bid to make the state the 11th to allow same-sex couples to wed.
Last fall I sat down to read my 2003 memoir, She's Not There, in preparation for a new, 10th-anniversary edition. I returned to that book in the same room in which it had first been written: the study of a summer house, in the heart of winter.
I stand 5 feet tall in my stocking feet. I am a Japanese-American mother of a transgender son, and I want the world to be safer and more accepting for my child and all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals.
Growing up in a rough housing project on Chicago's South Side during the early 1960s, Alexis Martinez had to hide that she was transgender.
AN exhibition by a Burnley artist which has been dedicated to transgender teacher Lucy Meadows has has gone on show at a county museum.
I had to speak up. During the lengthy debate in the State Assembly last week about New York’s Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), I hadn’t planned to comment and had hoped for a fast, uneventful end to the repetitive discussion.