Leaders from the Church of Latter Day Saints, or the Mormons, held a press conference today, stating that the church would, in undetermined cases, support non-discrimination laws that protect LGBT people. However, in return, the church stated that it would not change its beliefs about LGBT people, and would continue to support broad religious exemptions that undermine those laws.
On Friday evening, the United States District Court for the 11th Circuit in Alabama struck down the ban on marriage equality in Alabama. U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade found that the Alabama Constitution and the Alabama Code containing these prohibitions are unconstitutional because they violated the due process clause and the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.
Today, GLAAD announced the nominees for its 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. This year, the Time magazine cover story titled "The Transgender Tipping Point" received a nomination for Outstanding Magazine Article, and given the other numerous stories about transgender people receiving nominations this year, it would seem the headline was accurate.
GLAAD anuncio los nominados para la 26ª edición de los Premios GLAAD para los Medios de Comunicación. Las ceremonias se daran a cabo el 21 de marzo en Los Angeles y el 9 de mayo en Nueva York. Mas informacion estara disponible en el sitio web. Felicite a los nominados en twitter usando la etiqueta #glaadawards.
This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Many of the nominated films, television series and journalism pieces reflect the diversity of the LGBT community, including the stories of LGBT people of color.
GLAAD announced today the nominees for its 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives.
The conservative Catholic organization Legatus is finding that its extreme and alienating anti-LGBT rhetoric is harming its reputation and ability to retain mainstream speakers. Just this week, actor Gary Sinise, Fox News anchor Bret Baier, and Molson Coors chairman Pete Coors, have all cancelled appearances at the Legatus annual conference, citing the controversial and extreme positions the organization has taken in regard to the LGBT community.
Today, a Florida state court judge ended a stay on her previous ruling that found Florida's ban on marriage equality to be unconstitutional, allowing for same-sex couples in Miami-Dade County to marry.
This October, GLAAD launched Southern Stories to elevate the experiences of LGBT people in the US South. The initiative amplifies stories of LGBT individuals who are thriving in the South, as well as the everyday indignities endured by LGBT people who simply wish to live the lives they love.