GLAAD and other LGBT groups call on Congress to maintain family unity at the heart of immigration reform. The groups support changes to the immigration bill that will provide an accessible pathway to citizenship, and ardently oppose draconian amendments that would make immigrants permanent second-class citizens.
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Noah Alvarez from WeHappyTrans pens an open letter critiquing the Miami Herald fir its sensational story about Rene Hernandez.
In this guest post, NCAVP Coordinator Chai Jindasurat recounts working with Dee Dee Pearson, a trans woman from Kansas City, and shares Dee Dee's amazing story to overcome bouts of rejection, policing and employment discrimination.
This Transgender Day of Remembrance, writer and trans advocate Kortney Ryan Ziegler urges the community not to forget that trans people of color still face racism, both from the LGBT and broader community, and other forms of systematic oppression. Kortney was also part of the 2012 GLAAD POC Media Institute.
Tuesday, November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance to remember our trans friends and family members who we have lost to anti-transgender violence. Find out how you can join GLAAD and participate in an observance in your city.
With the need for trans visibility at an all time high, Noah Alvarez, co-founder of WeHappyTrans.com, explains why trans rights are civil rights and asks "When Will We Get It Right?"
A new documentary from NAACP Image Award winner Stanley Bennett Clay and Guyanese-born double NYABJ Award winner, journalist and national gay mental health activist Antoine B.Craigwell, spotlights depression among Black men and Black gay men.
This week is Transgender Awareness Week and to mark the occasion, GLAAD’s Religion, Faith, and Values Program wants to highlight the achievements of a few trans faith leaders who have helped make their traditions more open and welcoming spaces for all people.
Amir Dixon's recently released documentary, Friend of Essex, explores the lives of young black gay men and the struggles they face.
The suspect in the slaying of a mayoral candidate was released to Mississippi authorities on Wednesday, an official said.
A Davis man was attacked and badly beaten Sunday, and believes the crime is rooted in hate of his sexuality. “Even if you think it’s your back doorstep, it’s a scary, scary world,” said Mikey Partida.
The family of the man charged with killing Marco McMillilan, a gay mayoral candidate in Clarksdale, Miss., told a local news station that McMillian tried to assault the suspect and that he killed McMillian in self-defense.
Of all the ways a son can be disrespectful to his parents, argued the ancient Chinese philosopher Mencius, the worst is to have no offspring.
Once again, activists claim Brazil has the world’s highest occurrence of homophobic murders.
One of the most pressing causes in the gay rights movement is crossing over into the immigration debate, where activists are pushing for equal treatment of same sex couples in a comprehensive reform bill.
A gay man has been awarded $13.2 million by a federal court after jurors determined he had been imprisoned for a murder he didn’t commit.