After Thursday's historic vote, GLAAD would like to thank these incredible and tireless advocates for their working in helping to the BSA's anti-gay policies
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According to a new study published by the Williams Institute of UCLA, there are an estimated 58,000 transgender people living in New York, and half of them are still not protected under local anti-discrimination laws. This leaves New York tax payers with covering the cost of public assistance and housing for 23,800 transgender people, who face inordinate levels of homelessness and unemployment.
Scouts for Equality is gathering together concerned current and former Scouts, parents, potential Scouting parents, Scouting leaders and volunteers, and their supporters to urge their local Boy Scout council to vote in favor of dropping the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) anti-gay ban on youth members.
Following the release of autopsy results of slain Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, his family is demanding a federal investigation. McMillian was an African-American, openly gay candidate in the mayoral race for Clarksdale, Mississippi when his body was found on the Mississippi River levee.
Today, the Minnesota House of Representatives voted to pass marriage equality. The bill now moves onto the state senate.
David "Old Scout" McGrath and his son Joe are be biking 1,800 miles from Idaho Falls to the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) headquarters in Irving, Texas to urge the Boy Scouts to support a non-discriminatory policy. They will be stopping tomorrow, May 10th, in Laramie, Wyoming to visit the Matthew Shepard Memorial Bench.
Bill Moser of Clarksville, Tennessee has spent over 50 years involved with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
Following the discovery of Cemia Acoff, a transgender woman found dead in a pond after being reported missing for little over a month, media is still ignoring both the AP stylebook, which has included guidelines on transgender reporting since 2001, and GLAAD who has demanded fair reporting on transgender issues.
The Minnesota House of Representatives will vote today of marriage equality. If they pass the bill, it could be voted on by the senate as early as Saturday and signed by the Governor on Monday.
Issak Wolfe, a transgender Red Lion Area High School senior whose attempt to run for prom king last month was thwarted by school officials, made his first public appearance Saturday since that controversy.
The Minnesota Senate is expected to give final approval on Monday to a bill that would make the state the 12th in the United States to allow same-sex couples to marry and only the second in the Midwest.
A bill that would provide transgender students equal access to facilities and programs based on their gender identity cleared California's state assembly Thursday, marking a major step forward for a population that has long faced discrimination in schools.
On the eve of a historic House vote, the group lobbying to pass gay marriage at Minnesota’s Capitol threw its weight Wednesday behind a proposed change to the bill that gives more comfort to churches opposing same-sex marriage and could make it easier for Republicans to support it.
I wrote an open letter addressing the discrimination that I endured by not allowing me to speak at my Arkansas high
-Minnesota House passes bill to legalize marriage equality 75 yes, 59 no
50 years ago today, John F.
Her striking pop dance moves in spike heels and shimmering bodysuits, her "All the Single Ladies" Beyonce rendition and her steadfast committment to friends in New York and Puerto Rico will not be forgotten — and neither will the 25-year-old's mysterious murder.