News

Stories of real people being reported on by journalistic outlets, or voices that deserve amplifying

Photos: GLAAD on the ground at the Boy Scouts vote in Dallas

GLAAD wrapped up its press conference in Dallas, as 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of America National Council meet in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to equality in Scouting. Get a full recap of today's events and see a video of James Dale speaking about the anti-gay ban by following our live blog at www.glaad.org/scouts.

Read More
May 22, 2013

UPDATE: Texas lawmakers do not pass anti-trans marriage bill

SB 1218, a Texas bill which was geared to restrict transgender Texans from getting marriage licenses has died.

Read More
May 23, 2013

MMA Fighter Fallon Fox to compete in first match since coming out as transgender on Friday

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox is set to fight in her first match since news broke that she was transgender via a Sports Illustrated magazine article.

Read More
May 22, 2013

Anti-gay activists only present less than 19,000 signatures to Boy Scouts

Anti-gay activists from Alliance Defending Freedom presented less than 19,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America requesting that they keep in place their anti-gay membership policy. This compared to the 1.8 million presented in a petition by Scouts for Equality.

Read More

Woman honored for LGBT health issues work

When Caitlin Ryan was a teenager in the 1960s, "lesbian" and "bisexual" weren't in the mainstream lexicon. The library was virtually the only place someone could go for accurate information about homosexuality. And when she came out to her own parents, they had no idea how to react.

The San Francisco Chronicle
|
May 22, 2013
Issues: 

Leahy withdraws gay couples amendment in immigration bill

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced, but ultimately withdrew, an amendment that would have allowed gay and lesbian U.S. citizens to use the nation's immigration system to petition for their partners they married in other countries.
USA TODAY
|
May 22, 2013
Issues: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - News