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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Last week, Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh wanted to criminalize trans people for using the correct bathroom. He's backed down from that, but is now seeking to legalize discrimination against transgender people.
GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as the US Supreme Court is hearing arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA. We spoke with three of the most influential figures in the movement for marriage equality, all of whom were in the courtroom when arguments were heard.
GLAAD is on the ground in Washington DC all day today, as marriage equality supporters (and opponents) are rallying, and as the United States Supreme Court is beginning to hear arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA.
NYC Pride announced on Monday that DOMA plaintiff Edith Windsor, actor, singer and civil rights advocate Harry Belafonte, and the President/CEO of the Center for Black Equity, Earl Fowlkes, will serve as Grand Marshals during the 44th Annual NYC LGBT Pride March in June 2013.
On Sunday, March 24, the LGBT community gathered on the west steps of the Los Angeles City Hall for a candlelight vigil in support of marriage equality. Gay and lesbian couples and families told their personal stories of love and commitment as the Supreme Court gets ready to hear testimonies in the 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and Proposition 8 cases this week.
Anti-gay activists Gary Bauer and Tony Perkins are now claiming that the recent poll showing 58% of Americans supporting marriage equality is "skewed." So let's examine where they're coming from, and why they might see it that way?
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear testimony in the Proposition 8 and DOMA cases later this week, rallies are being held in all 50 states. GLAAD worked more than thirty other to produce a march and rally for marriage equality in New York City.
When the Phoenix City Council approved a local LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in a 5-3 vote last month, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton affirmed, "This is the right thing to do for our city." State Representative John Kavanagh disagrees.
Minnesota Vikings’ Chris Kluwe says it loud and he says it proud – He’s an ally and advocate of gay rights.
An ex-Marine who pleaded not guilty last week to allegedly assaulting two men in September at a popular Long Beach gay bar appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing setting.
Six months after Salina residents voted to repeal anti-discrimination protections based on gender identity and sexual orientation, the city’s new mayor has joined a national group of mayors who support gay marriage.
Philadelphia City Council passed a first of its kind LGBT Equality bill on April 25.
The fight against a controversial therapy that purports to "cure" gay people of their gayness and make them straight has come to New York.
A U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge on Wednesday ruled that Oregon's ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.
Connecticut lawmakers are seeking to restore state benefits to gay and lesbian veterans discharged under the U.S. military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
A gay teacher seeking reinstatement to a Roman Catholic high school in Columbus said she hopes the support she has received from around the world will encourage young people who question their sexuality.