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New England values do include a lot of tradition. But that tradition comes from deeper values. Family. Community. Respect. Dignity. Freedom. Faith. Marriage strengthens families. Strong families strengthen communities. Strong communities endure. And nobody knows that better than we do.
GLAAD and Equality Matters today called on the media in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington and around the country to bring attention to the falsehoods present in anti-LGBT "scare" ads running in the four states with marriage on the ballot on Tuesday
Given that Maine voters are once again going to be voting on marriage equality at the ballot box, it bears looking at what happened in 2009, when polls indicated that marriage equality would emerge victorious. Why was a higher-than-anticipated turnout bad news? And what lessons can we learn from that to make sure we don't fall into the same trap again?
LGBT Latinos and in many cases, their friends and families, are doing lots of great media work in states where the population will be asked to vote on marriage equality Nov. 6.
Washington United for Marriage (WUM) has launched two GOTV tools to ensure that marriage equality is upheld in Washington state.
On November 6, voters in Minnesota will vote on the following question, “Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in Minnesota?” GLAAD is urging Minnesota residents to vote NO to this harmful and divisive amendment.
The East Aurora School District that granted then rescinded protections for transgender students, today, announced the formation of a new committee to address creating an all-inclusive anti-bullying and harassment policy.
During this week-long build-up to Election Day, GLAAD will be sharing information concerning marriage equality votes in each of the states, along with information to make sure all voters know their rights when trying to exercise their right to vote.