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Nelson Mandela, who died today at the age of 95, is one of the most important figures in the global struggle against oppression.
James Clementi, the brother of Tyler Clementi, has shared the story of his discovery of the importance and need for schools to have a "Gay Straight Alliance" (GSA) in an op-ed he wrote for LGBTQ Nation.
Today, in feel-good news: A young girl in central Ohio named Keat has the love and support of her family, Highland El
Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org.
Thomas DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller, has written an open letter to the major corporate sponsors of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, urging them to withhold their funding in the interest of human rights. The letter is co-signed by twenty others who reportedly "collectively manage over $327 billion in assets."
Anti-transgender activists are already looking for students who want to trash talk their classmates in their quest to repeal protections for transgender students.
Alec Fischer, a 20-year-old student at the University of Minnesota, is leading the movement to have the discredited practice of "ex-gay" (also known as "conversion" or "reparative") therapy for minors banned in his state. With help from Representative Karen Clark and more than 80,000 supporters, Alec's vision is on its way to becoming law.
"New York has been a leader, and continues to be a leader, in promoting transgender issues," said Commissioner Shah in response to a question about whether the New York Department of Health will repeal a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender people from accessing healthcare they need.
Mientras que la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. se prepara para intervenir en los casos que cuestionan la llamada Acta del "Defensa del Matrimonio" y la anti-gay Proposición 8, GLAAD está colaborando con varias organizaciones para asegurar que en los medios de comunicación se aborden con precisión estos procesos históricos así como sus significado para parejas del mismo sexo. A continuación está una guía de recursos para ayudar a los profesionales de los medios a cubrir DOMA y la Proposición 8 durante y previo a las audiencias ante la Corte Suprema el 26 de marzo y 27.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on cases challenging the so-called “Defense of Marriage” Act (DOMA) and the anti-gay Proposition 8, GLAAD is collaborating with several LGBT and justice advocacy organizations to ensure that these historic rulings and their meaning for same-sex couples are portrayed accurately by the media. Below is a resource guide to assist media professionals covering DOMA and Proposition 8 leading up to the high court’s rulings, expected in June.
GLAAD's list of resources providing information and ways to participate in World AIDS Day.
Answers to the most commonly asked questions about the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act," what it does, and what the legal challenges to it are.
This statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task
Washington, DC - Today, the Supreme Court struck down a central part of the Voting Rights Act, invalidating crucial p
“This week, the Senate is considering several amendments to the immigration reform bill that make draconian demands f
DALLAS, TX, 23 de mayo 2013 - A raíz de una campaña de más de un año por GLAAD, organización que aboga por l
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May 21, 2013
Following is a statement regarding amendments to the Title II provisions of the immigration bill that the Sen
Today national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organizations join local, state and national immigration, civil rights and LGBT groups and advocates marching for justice for all immigrants on National Immigration Day of Action.