GLAAD calls on its members and followers to continue to stand in support of Michael and against violence and victimization by those in authority. We've identified a few ways you can do that.
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Delhi University is welcoming transgender, or third gender, as they are legally recognized in India, applicants by including the option to identify as third gender on application forms.
Noting that "the LGBT community cannot be silent at this moment," GLAAD has joined sixteen other LGBT organizations issuing a letter to stand with the family of Michael Brown, the African-American teenager who was fatally shot by the police in Ferguson, Missouri.
After the Ugandan court invalidated a controversial anti-gay law, approximately 200 people gathered at the botanical gardens in the lakeside town of Entebbe on August 9th to march for LGBT equality.
Transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, moved to solitary confinement after reporting rape
Advocates are deeply concerned about transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, who, according to The Advocate, not only was incarcerated in a men's prison at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center even though she identifies as a woman, but was also sent to solitary confinement after reporting that her male roommate raped her.
Kenya, the home to more than 43 million people, might now join the international list of countries where being LGBT is simply a criminal offense punishable by death.
The Gay Games are kicking off with an estimated 8,000 athletes representing over 50 countries and 48 US states. A number of participants are coming from countries where being LGBT is difficult, if not outright illegal.
A Baptist church in Tampa, Florida canceled a man's funeral with only a day's notice after the pastor learned the deceased was gay.