Today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order requiring all city agencies to ensure that their employees and members of the public have access to bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity or expression.
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The 19-year-old was on his way home from a beauty pageant when he called his mother and told her, "Someone is trying to kill me."
GLAAD has signed on to a letter addressed to Georgia government leaders to protest the proposed "First Amendment Defense Act," or FADA, that would legalize discrimination against LGBT people and have negative effects on the state's commerce.
A hub for entertainment, technology, and general commerce, FADA may prove to be bad for business, but many prominent leaders are speaking out for LGBT equality.
Georgia's Senate voted on the so-called "First Amendment Defense Act," a bill that would allow anti-LGBT discrimination.
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.
A 24-year-old transgender man, Kayden Clarke, was shot and killed by police in his home on Thursday, February 4th, in Mesa, Arizona.
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.
Advocate and husband L.B. can now also add award-winning medical professional to his list of accomplishments.