The San Diego Press Club will be hosting its first-ever panel discussion addressing the media coverage of the LGBT community, with GLAAD's own Monica Trasandes as a featured panelist.
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The Ali Forney Center, which provides housing and other services to homeless LGBT youth in New York City, has released a new video for its annual fundraising series, Homeless for the Holidays.
GLAAD applauds JET Magazine, a preeminent African-American biweekly publication, for its continued commitment to highlighting the lives for African-American LGBT people.
Today marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day, an international observance in support of those living with HIV/AIDS and in memory of the lives lost in the epidemic. In honor of World AIDS Day, GLAAD has put together a resource kit to provide you with more information around HIV/AIDS.
On Dec. 3, the first business day following World AIDS Day, Google will be hosting a How to Survive a Plague Google+ Hangout from its New York City Headquarters.
Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo is exploring her family history and finding LGBT people weren't discussed in her family. In her film, Memories of a Penitent Heart, she explores the relationship between her gay uncle, her devoutly Roman Catholic grandmother, Puerto Rican culture, and a world that was waking up to the reality of AIDS.
Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill is still in play, and its connection to American Evangelical leaders has become clearer. Scott Lively, who is profiled on GLAAD’s CAP page, led an “anti-homosexuality” conference in Kampala, Uganda in 2009. He is now taking credit for much of the bill in an article published on World Net Daily. At the time of the conference, Lively was heavily criticized by the international community for meeting directly with Ugandan government officials and pushing for what has become known as the “Kill the Gays” bill.
GLAAD has been commemorating Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance by sharing stories that highlight the resilience and the achievements of transgender Americans, including performance artist and poet Kit Yan.
Known trans advocate Laverne Cox wasn’t always comfortable in her own skin. In fact, in her video as part of GLAAD’s “I AM: Trans People Speak” campaign, she touches on her initial perceptions of her identity and how she ultimately grew to embrace it after realizing she wasn’t “blending in effortlessly.”
Desde que Karina Hermosillo se presentó en las pruebas de Arizona con el deseo de ser la próxima "Nuestra Belleza La
Arrangements are lining up for Fallon Fox and her next MMA bout, as she'll reportedly face regional fighter Allanna Jones in the Championship Fighting Alliance on May 24.
Kobe Bryant is awestruck by a former Lakers star who rivals him -- Magic Johnson ... telling TMZ Magic's support of his gay son is a lesson everyone, including pro athletes, should learn.
I tweeted my appreciation that the LGBT community in San Francisco is standing up against [Pamela Geller's] efforts
Aaron Cody, a white gay man who performs in drag as Sharon Needles and who is a past winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, has caused controversy because of his defiant use of the “N” word. He has used the word in his act and referred to an African-American fan, Catarina Reyes, as a ni__er when he signed an autograph.
Last Tuesday and Wednesday, thousands of LGBT people and their allies rallied on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as the nation's highest court considered two cases on marriage equality.
I've known that I was gay since the first grade. But while Latinos are widely known for having close-knit, large extended families, certain issues we just don't talk about. And this was one of them. This week the Supreme Court is hearing two landmark cases on gay rights. It's a perfect time to start the conversation with our families, and I call on all my hermanos y hermanas to lend your voices to a topic that silently resonates with every Latino family in America.
Brian Pacheco Corleto es un joven salvadoreño de 25 años quien, a su corta edad, posee un importante trabajo dentro de GLAAD, la organización que fue fundada como la Alianza Gay y Lésbica contra la Difamación en Estados Unidos.