Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.
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Matthew Shepard's murder was a dark moment in our nation's history.
A decade after his murder, organizations and communities around the country are remembering the legacy of Matthew Sh
GLAAD's Media Field Strategy team gets phone calls and emails every day, from people all over the country.
On September 20, GLAAD’s Southern Media Field Strategist, Yana Walton, traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to meet with
The Vote NO on Prop 8 campaign just launched a TV ad to defeat the ballot initiative which would eliminate marriage
Stacie Laughton, the first transgender lawmaker elected in New Hampshire, will not take her seat in the state Legislature following a fraud revelation.
City leaders in Pocatello are joining a handful of other Idaho cities pursuing anti-discrimination safeguards based on a person's sexual orientation and gender identity.
Openly gay former TCU linebacker Vince Pyror writes a letter to Cleveland Browns player Tank Carder following Carder's use of an anti-gay slur, saying, "Everyone who plays sports should be able to play without fear that their identity will affect how others view them as an athlete. I was fortunate to have that chance in the last game of my career."
The CIA and Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday night will sponsor a community-wide networking event at the LGBT Visitor Center in South Beach.
Should the Supreme Court decide on Friday that it is not going to consider an appeal of the challenge to California's anti-gay Proposition 8, the City of San Francisco is asking for "24 hours advance notice" before an appeals court takes the final step to allow same-sex couples there to marry.
President Obama submitted another list of judicial nominees today, including Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro, who is poised to become the first openly gay Latina jurist on the federal level.
Reserve Browns linebacker Tank Carder apologized on Monday for using an anti-gay slur on his Twitter account a week ago.
Actress Laverne Cox writes about CeCe McDonald and the Transgender Day of Remembrance: "Transgender Day of Remembrance is the day when we memorialize those we've lost to anti-trans violence, but CeCe's story reminds me that many amongst us are survivors of anti-trans violence. We must remember our survivors, too."