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GLAAD responds to South Dakota's discriminatory law targeting transgender students
GLAAD urges the media to share the perspectives of transgender South Dakotans on HB 1008, and to hold South Dakota legislators accountable for their biased and inaccurate statements about transgender people.
George Takei takes to social media to speak against anti-LGBT bills in Georgia
Actor, LGBT advocate, and GLAAD Media Award honoree George Takei mobilized his social media following to advocate against dangerous anti-LGBT bills pending in the Georgia legislature.
Mississippi group awards trans physician for outstanding job performance
Advocate and husband L.B. can now also add award-winning medical professional to his list of accomplishments.
GLAAD responds to Houston Equal Rights Ordinance vote
GLAAD today responded to news that the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which once protected millions of Houstonians from discrimination, was repealed through a voter referendum.
GLAAD releases guide for covering Georgia's LGBT community
Despite recent advances in LGBT rights nationwide, there is still much work to be done to achieve full LGBT equality and acceptance in Georgia.
While the Vatican discusses family, another gay Catholic loses his job
Equality Virginia has created a petition asking for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia to apologize to John Murphy, a gay Catholic man who was fired from his position as executive director at St. Francis Home, a diocese-owned assisted living home.