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Today, Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who was kicked out of her son's Boy Scout troop for being gay in April of this year, called on Americans to support those Boy Scout troops who have stated that they welcome all Scouts and families, despite the discriminatory stance of the Boy Scouts of America.
The New York Times published a profile of anti-gay campaign architect Frank Schubert, but it fails to hold him accountable for the speech and actions of those he has tasked with carrying out his campaigns.
In addition to music videos and campaign ads that highlight faith, YouTube also has even more videos promoting marriage equality in Washington State. Social Outreach Seattle has begun releasing campaign ads urging Washington voters to approve Referendum 74, which would ensure marriage equality in the state.
Hetrick-Martin Institute's 2012 Emery Awards will honor Time Warner Inc., "Bully," and out Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black.
See the latest video from Seattle rapper Macklemore, which makes a powerful statement in support of marriage equality.
Last week, GLAAD and members of New York’s trans community met with editors and staff members at the New York Times for a very frank, off-the-record discussion about issues that uniquely affect trans people.
This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November.
Transgender photographer and advocate Loren Cameron lectured at the University of Minnesota Duluth.