Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
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Queer Rising, a grassroots LGBTQ organization that prides itself on demanding queer rights through direct action is holding a rally on May 15th. "Queers taking back the night" will begin at 7PM, in front of the Madison Square Garden. In connection with the NYPD, Queer rising hopes to bring more awareness to the recent attacks against members of the LGBTQ community in the neighboring area.
In this moving video op-ed, journalist Jens Erik Gould profiles the dreams of this gay Latino couple, as well as their fears and the uncertainty caused by lack of federal protections as a gay couple and because of an unjust immigration system.
The God Bless America Fund, which owns the rights and therefore the royalties to the famous patriotic song of the same name, has announced it's decision to withhold funding from the Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) due to the organization's ban on gay youth and leaders.
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill was presented with the award for Outstanding Digital Journalism Article by actress Laverne Cox and writer and filmmaker Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler for Hill's Ebony.com piece "Why Aren't We Fighting for CeCe McDonald?" at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on Saturday night.
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Several LGBT organizations, city and state leaders, and everyday citizens gathered in Midtown Manhattan today to distribute fliers asking for the public’s help to identify suspects in anti-LGBT attacks last week.
The Minnesota Senate passed marriage equality today! The bill was approved by the house on Friday and will now go to Governor Dayton, who has pledged to sign it. Minnesota now becomes the 12th state to enact marriage equality.
Scouts for Equality (SFE) held a national day of action this past Friday across the country, in dozens of cities, to urge the Boy Scouts to end their ban on gay Scouts and adult members.
A 23-year-old man has been tortured to death in Russia in an apparent homophobic attack, investigators said Sunday, amid growing fears by rights groups that anti-gay sentiments are on the rise in the country.
Sadly, my grandmother passed away before Election Day and wasn't able to cast a vote against the constitutional amen
I am a Puerto Rican gay man. That is how I identify. That is my identity. I say Puerto Rican first because it is the obvious. It’s written all over my face. It’s in the curl of my hair, in the width of my nose, and in the color of my skin.
The 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards honored Adam Lambert and the Alan Cumming indie drama Any Day Now during a ceremony in San Francisco Saturday.
Gay-rights groups want President Obama to offer more support to immigrants in same-sex marriages who face a tougher path to legal status than their heterosexual counterparts.
For apparently the first time ever in the history of the U.S. House, a gay member of Congress has obtained a congressional ID card identifying his same-sex partner as a spouse.
About 500 people have marched through the Cuban capital to the rhythm of conga drums in an early celebration of the international day against homophobia.
Despite twin bombings at the Awami National Party offices in Karachi this Saturday—an inauspicious start to polling day—Bindiya Rana, one of Pakistan’s first transgender candidates, remained optimistic.
GLAAD urges the media to fully investigate the East Aurora School District's decision to cave to pressure from radical group the Illinois Family Institute.
New York, NY, October 10, 2012 – GLAAD today issued facts regarding the rising levels of support for marriage for sam
New York, NY, August 28, 2012 - GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and
New York, NY, August 23, 2012- GLAAD today joined calls from leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ad
For the past several weeks, the media has been focused on the firestorm over comments made by Chick-fil-A President a
New York, NY, July 20, 2012 - GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and an
Nueva York, NY, 9 de mayo de 2012—El día de hoy,