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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LGBT Latinos and in many cases, their friends and families, are doing lots of great media work in states where the population will be asked to vote on marriage equality Nov. 6.
As LGBT History Month comes to a close, The Huffington Post named trans advocate Isis King as their icon of the day.
Arrest of a 14-year-old youth was charged with murder for Terrance's Wright's death, a gay teen, who was slain near his high school in the Southside end of Chicago.
GLAAD congratulates out transgender actress Laverne Cox on being named LGBT History Month "Icon of the Day" by The Huffington Post.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. Jennifer Knapp is still singing, the Torah still supports marriage equality, and LGBT Muslims make the case for relationships. And the number of LGBT Christians in New York City might surprise you.
In recognition of National Coming Out Day,the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) released a statement affirming support for LGBT equality, including: marriage equality, employment and student non-discrimination, and LGBT-inclusive health care.
African-American LGBT and ally clergy to host the GO Vote: A Memo to Black America summit tonight at Grace Congregational Church of Harlem. Noted economist and civil rights activists Dr. Julliane Malveaux will be the guest speaker. Find out how you can make sure you're rights to vote are protected.
Special thanks to Telemundo, Univision, CNN en Español, and Estrella TV for showcasing their support for Spirit Day through the hosts of their programs. Check out the photos!
I’d been assigned to write a story for Loop21.com, an online African-American publication, about how pastors at black churches were handling homosexuality with their congregations. I’d picked one of my friend’s fathers to interview, a Pentecostal minister in Chicago.
An investigation has confirmed that two attackers who assaulted and tried to blackmail a Mumbai commuter were plain-clothed policemen.
The advance of gay rights across the United States is spreading into Puerto Rico, making the island a relatively gay-friendly outpost in a Caribbean region where sodomy laws and harassment of gays are still common.
Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb on Saturday confirmed the fears of some Republicans, saying civil unions aren't enough and the next step for same sex-couples is gay marriage.
For some in the the Vassar College community, it was a teachable moment they hope was a spark for further discussion
Ahead of International Women’s Day on 08 March, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance is launching a new report, The Night Is Another Country, which reveals horrific acts of abuse and violence against transgender women in Latin America.
Authorities in Mississippi said Thursday they had charged a man with the death of Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, described by a national organization as one of the first viable openly gay office-seekers in the state.
To call Kortney Ryan Ziegler a Renaissance man would almost be an understatement. He's an artist, filmmaker, writer, entrepreneur and human rights advocate, not to mention a prominent voice within the black transgender and academic community.