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Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley parted ways with Chick-Fil-A publicly through a break-up letter published on The Huffington Post.
After a year-plus long campaign by GLAAD and NHMC, José Luis Sin Censura--which for several years aired virulent anti-gay, anti-Latino and anti-female content--is finally off the airwaves.
Legendary openly lesbian singer Chavela Vargas passed away today at the age of 93. The singer, who came out at the age of 81, was known for challenging gender norms throughout her career.
Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley criticizes Chick-Fil-A for ardent anti-gay stance.
North Dakota newspaper changes policy after GLAAD reaches out.
The iconic Latina actress died July 26, 2012 at the age of 69. The actress best known for her role as Yolanda Saldivar in "Selena" once expressed that she longed "to play a lesbian."
Forty-eight percent of new HIV infections are LGBT men of color? Why? Rod 2.0 founder and blogger Rod McCullom sits down with the CDC to discuss this epidemic during the International AIDS Conference which wrapped up in DC earlier this week.
Two days after Equality Florida, in partnership with GLAAD, launched a Change.org petition to demand Florida Lt. Governor apologize her anti-gay and sexist comments about Black women and lesbians, Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll has apologized.
Transgender women's rights group GANDA Filipinas joined a One Billion Rising (OBR), a day of protest calling for an end to violence against women, at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila yesterday.
Jose Pepe Palacios says his mission is to inform the U.S. government and LGBT Americans that at least 89 LGBT people in Honduras, including gay rights advocates, have been murdered since military leaders ousted his country’s elected president in a 2009 coup.
Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, defended Uganda’s odious”Kill the Gays” bill and other legislation oppressing LGBT people. Last year, the National Catholic Register quoted Turkson as saying that the desire to imprison or execute gays and lesbians was understandable because hatred of gays is so ingrained in Africa: “The intensity of the reaction [to homosexuality] is probably commensurate with tradition.”
Grandparents cannot petition for their grandchildren, either, but my family didn’t see a future for me in the Philippines. They made a decision to send me, alone and without papers, to live with my grandparents. They assumed I would find a woman and get my legal residence through marriage. But I came out as gay in high school, which considerably complicated matters.
A Jamaican gay rights activist last week filed the Caribbean island’s first domestic challenge to its anti-sodomy law.
VAWA typically gets reauthorized with little fanfare. But Congress failed to do so last year amid House Republican objections to provisions in the Senate bill that expanded protections for LGBT, Native American and undocumented immigrant victims of violence.
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.