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GLAAD is calling on Clear Channel and Cleveland radio station WMMS to suspend radio personality Dominic Dieter for vile anti-gay remarks made on-air this morning.
Today, Thomas Roberts interviewed Jennifer Tyrell, the Ohio mom who was ousted as scout leader of her son’s Boy Scouts troop simply because she’s gay - and who has the support of tens of thousands of Americans on her call for the Boy Scouts to change its policy.
Despite efforts to drive a wedge between the African American community and the LGBT community, the North Carolina NAACP chapter has continued to educate the community about the harms of proposed Amendment One.
Protect NC Families rolls out new ads that illustrate the concrete harms of proposed Amendment One.
In a rare and poignant display of outspoken advocacy, Iowa's Sioux City Journal devoted the entire front page of its popular Sunday edition to a powerful anti-bullying message (and image).
As of 12:45 p.m. EST on Saturday, April 21, more than 100,000 people have signed a Change.org petition in support of Jennifer Tyrrell.
In the week and a half since Jennifer Tyrrell was ousted from her son's Boy Scouts troop, just because she's gay, more than 40,000 people have signed her Change.org petition calling on the Boy Scouts of America to end their longstanding - and well-known - policy of discrimination against gay youth and LGBT families. On Saturday, April 21, Jennifer will speak onstage at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth across the nation are making a statement today through the annual Day of Silence organized by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN). The Day of Silence encourages students not to speak in order to raise awareness about anti-LGBT bullying in schools.