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USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
GLAAD wrapped up its press conference in Dallas, as 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of America National Council meet in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to equality in Scouting. Get a full recap of today's events and see a video of James Dale speaking about the anti-gay ban by following our live blog at www.glaad.org/scouts.
SB 1218, a Texas bill which was geared to restrict transgender Texans from getting marriage licenses has died.
Visit http://www.glaad.org/scouts for our live, up-to-the minute coverage of the Boy Scout vote in Dallas, Texas.
Tomorrow, New York City council speaker Christine Quinn along with Empire State Pride Agenda and members LGBT advocacy organizations, including the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, and The Ali Forney Center will march on the steps of City Hall, in New York City.
After thousands of local advocates, including GLAAD, marched through New York City's West Village in response to the recent series of alleged anti-LGBT attacks, and to mourn the murder of Mark Carson, and openly gay man of color, more attacks have been reported.
Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.
The Connecticut Yankee Council of the Boy Scouts of America has announced that it will open to gay youth and adults.
Crimes that target transgender person because of their sexual identity now carry an extra penalty in Nevada.
A suspect in one of two brutal anti-gay attacks that rocked the city this week surrendered to cops late Tuesday, sources said. Gabriel Roman, 39, turned himself in at a Bronx stationhouse and was charged with three counts of assault as a hate crime, including a felony count, police sources said.
Hours after New Yorkers rallied in response to a spate of gay-bashing that's resulted in one death and fueled concern about hate crimes, there were two more reports of possible anti-gay attacks on Manhattan streets, authorities said Tuesday.
In one of those inexpiable political twists, what seems to have been a far bigger lift — marriage equality —passed the state legislature two years ago, while bills to protect transgender New Yorkers keep dying.
With the end of the Illinois' spring legislation session just days away, LGBT leaders say that equal marriage legislation has the support needed to pass by month's end.
A spate of hate-fueled attacks on gay men in New York, including a killing in the heart of one of its most gay-friendly neighborhoods, is stirring up anxiety, disbelief and outrage heading into what is usually a time of gay pride celebration.
Minnesota's legalization of gay marriage has one church feeling pretty happy.
A transgender student at St. Pius High School has received international support in his battle to wear boy’s gown at his graduation.