People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

Tylenol celebrates diverse families in their new #HowWeFamily ad

This week, Tylenol debuted the #HowWeFamily campaign, featuring an advertisement that celebrates all kinds of families.

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Anti-Violence Project report finds anti-LGBT violence down, but trans people still targeted

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released a report highlighting incidents of violence and hate crimes against LGBTQ and HIV-Affected people.

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"Transparent" inspires web docu-series "This is Me"

On May 29, 2015, announced a new online docu-series "This is Me," inspired by Amazon's "Transparent." Each episode features some of the difficult, real-life issues experienced by trans and gender non-conforming people.

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June 9, 2015

PHOTOS: Chinese same-sex couples married in West Hollywood

Yesterday, we told you about 10 Chinese same-sex couples who won a destination wedding in West Hollywood. Today was the big day, and GLAAD has some photos of the couples getting ready, getting married, and doing some interviews at the event.

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June 8, 2015

10 same-sex couples from China win destination weddings in West Hollywood

Being gay was decriminalized in China in 1997, but marriage for same-sex couples is not legal. Though their marriages will not be legally recognized in China, the city of West Hollywood welcomes these ceremonies as a symbol of marriage equality to raise awareness and foster acceptance for same-sex couples' marriages in China.

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Read President Obama's Pride Month proclamation

June marks LGBT Pride Month, a time for celebrating and advocating for further acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. In the press release inaugurating the month, President Obama highlighted the major federal action promoting LGBT justice in the past year, the Executive Order on LGBT Workforce Discrimination.

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Two women, a donor, and a caring community: it takes a village to raise #LGBTQfamilies

The long process of preparing for the pregnancy and the pregnancy itself presented several challenges for me and us: starting with searching for a donor, then the conversations with the different doctors at the fertility clinic about all of our options, to issues related to our relationship as a couple, to reflecting on my own role as a mother—the non-gestational mother.

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"It’s in the Jeans": lessons learned coming of age and coming out in #LGBTQfamilies

I had no idea that being gay was not normal when I was little. I grew up in a large Black family in Washington, DC, on a steady diet of Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King and Jesse “I am somebody” Jackson. It was important to my family and community for us to always know who we were as Black people.

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