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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A study released by the Pew Hispanic Center April 4 found that 59 percent of U.S. Latinos say homosexuality should be accepted by society. This comes as no surprise given the rise in positive representations of LGBT people and issues in Spanish-language media in recent years.
Last month, GLAAD and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) announced the upcoming national launch of the “I AM: Trans People Speak” video campaign. The campaign has since received considerable attention from advocates and the media, and more user-created videos have been added to the campaign’s video channel. In addition to the campaign trailer, you can view some of the user-created videos below.
Today marks the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And as we honor Dr. King’s vision of equality, IN THE LIFE, the only national LGBT issue-oriented television program, looks back at inspiring interviews with LGBT people and allies “who stood up, spoke out and made a difference in the fight for full LGBT equality.”
Last week, transgender advocate Alexis Rivera passed away from complications related to HIV. Rivera was 34 years old and worked as Policy Advocate at the Transgender Law Center in San Francisco since 2007. GLAAD offers deepest condolences to her friends, family, and all who loved her.
In the latest episode of the IN THE LIFE, the first national LGBT-issue oriented television program brings the lives of transgender youth and their families into focus. The episode highlights the stories of eight transgender and gender non-conforming youth.
The tragic killing of Trayvon Martin is a national call to action. Our hearts go out to Trayvon’s family and friends for the loss they have experienced. We stand in solidarity with them as they demand answers and justice.
Ebony.com highlights the potential impact of the Supreme Court considering marriage equality for same-sex couples in the US.
NPR highlights first gay male wedding feature in Jet Magazine.
A Senate panel approved on Thursday the appointment of lesbian judicial nominee who would be the first out Asian-American judge to be seated on the federal bench.
The LGBT community in Virginia and across the country are seeking answers from the Charlottesville, VA police department in the abduction of trans teenager Sage Smith.
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about marriage. Calm down, I’m not getting married…. YET! But, it’s been high on the list of topics in conversations I have with friends and people I encounter in my work, here at GLAAD, especially since the Supreme Court is being asked to consider several important marriage equality issues.
In many families, the holidays are a noisy time, full of chatter and commentary.
Today, in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, the National Black Justice Coalition launched a new social media campaign #BlackTransProud.
Ella Vincent at Clutch highlights black LGBT women who have been a beacon of strength and inspiration within the LGBT liberation movement, including Janet Mock, Staceann Chin and, Nikki Giovanni and Monica Roberts to name a few.