The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Florida’s motion for stay of an earlier District Court ruling overturning the state’s ban on marriage equality. That means, unless other circumstances intervene, the stay would on January 6th, enabling same-sex couples to apply for marriage licenses at that time.
GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, host Claire Pires sat down with singer LeAnn Rimes to talk about her new album and her support for the LGBT community.
“The Canadian Olympic Committee is setting the standard for LGBT-inclusion in sports by leveling the playing field for all athletes,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “By cementing its commitment to LGBT athletes and fans through new partnerships and critical resources, the COC is sending the message that supporting equality is the winning attitude.”
GLAAD has photos of Matthew Shepard's parents, Judy and Dennis, and the new documentary, Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine, to Russia to participate in the Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival.