GLAAD is a core supporter of the Drop the I-Word campaign, which delivered a petition with more than 70,000 signatures to The New York Times calling on the newspaper to stop describing people as "illegal.”
Teachers, students and union members took to the streets of England this weekend to march in memory of Lucy Meadows, a transgender schoolteacher who died in March. One little girl joined the crowd with a poem for the late educator.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is set to be introduced in both chambers of Congress on Thursday, according to multiple sources, but without major changes that were previously under consideration.
Wilson Cruz, GLAAD's National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer, spoke at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday. Cruz commented GLAAD's ongoing relevance in the lives of LGBT people and recognized the important work that still needs to be done.
Ginger and Rosa actress Elle Fanning and Glee's Alex Newell joined Jazz, a 12-year-old transgender girl on stage at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Saturday night. The trio spoke in support of LGBT youth and called for more diversity and representation when it comes to LGBT youth in the media.