A novel by GLAAD's Monica Trasandes was recently included in the Advocate's "20 Must-Read Books We Missed Last Year," calling it a "tender and languid look at love, loneliness, and transformation. Beautifully done."
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Join GLAAD as we take part in a national telebriefing about the media's representations of LGBT people of color in the media.
Parterning for Peace, hosted by GLAAD spokesperson, Ja'briel Walthour, and First City Network will raise awareness around LGBT issues and provide resources of support for allies.
GLAAD Concludes 2012 National People of Color Media Institute Training Series.
Police are investigating the murder of Kyra Kruz, a 27-year-old transgender woman and advocate in Philadelphia.
Armando Lucas Correa and Gonzalo Hernandez, longtime partners and fathers to three, are one of many real life LGBT families living lives like those portrayed on NBC’s upcoming sitcom, The New Normal.
Indiana gay teen Dynasty Young files a lawsuit against local school district for failing to protect him from anti-gay bullying.
NBCJ hosts Leadership Summit to bring awareness to policy-makers about an inclusive LGBT agenda within the politics of Black America.
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
Three weeks ago, I attended the 25th annual Creating Change Conference as part of a delegation from the University of Pennsylvania’s LGBT center. I was fortunate enough to be a part of their first ever Latino Institute — a full day of workshops focusing specifically on the intersection between a Latin@ and queer identity.
Joining thousands of Boy Scouts in the United States who have turned in their merit badges and renounced their affiliation with the agency in protest of their discriminatory policies, three Puerto Rican men have followed suit and publicly renounced their Eagle Scout honors and badges.
Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried has become the first NBA player to join an organization devoted to fighting homophobia in sports, and said he hopes his involvement will raise awareness of gay rights in professional basketball.
The Canadian government is reviewing humanitarian funding for an evangelical group that works in Uganda and has described homosexuality as perverted and sinful.
WHEN my husband-to-be and I met the Ghanaian politician John Dramani Mahama at a friend’s wedding near Accra eight years ago, I liked him immediately. I kept up with his fortunes mostly through mutual friends, and I was happy to learn in 2009 that he had been elected his nation’s vice president.
Where there were dark clouds there were also rainbows, lots of them, in the hands of members of a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group and their supporters.
Growing up in a working-class community around East L.A. after arriving from Mexico, I was always surrounded by Latinas and Latinos. Yet I always felt a little different. And although I later began to meet more Latinas and Latinos like myself, I always felt that there was an absence of LGBT Latino leadership. I soon realized that it wasn’t so much a lack of leadership, but rather that the narrative of LGBT activism was constructed in a way that purposely ignored people who looked like me.
An Orange County Judge has refused to grant an injunction for a gay Vietnamese-American coalition that would allow it to take part in this weekend's annual Tet Parade in Westminster's Little Saigon.