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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Russell Simmons will present the GLAAD Media Award for “Outstanding Film – Limited Release” at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
Where are the LGBT people of color in media?
Saturday, March 17 will mark the 100th birthday of visionary and civil rights leader Bayard Rustin. Rustin, an openly gay African American man, worked for more than 50 years as an advocate and strategist for human rights.
In honor of Women’s History Month, GLAAD is profiling women advocates and allies who have contributed to making t
In November 1996, the Audre Lorde Project (ALP) found a home in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. Since then and for the past 15 years ALP has helped LGBT people of color and allies in New York City and beyond.
Almost a year after GLAAD and others urged President Obama and the media to address murders of LGBT people in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed that they will conduct training sessions on hate crimes for Puerto Rican law enforcement officials.
A casi un año de que GLAAD y otros instaron al Presidente Obama y a los medios a tratar los asesinatos de personas LGBT en Puerto Rico, el Departamento de Justicia ha confirmado que realizará talleres de capacitación para autoridades puertorriqueña para manejar los crímenes de odio.
En cuanto al tratamiento inclusivo de temas LGBT, rompe el molde la novela provocativa y moderna de Telemundo, “Relaciones Peligrosas” por su representación justa de las altas y bajas de la vida de su--hasta ahora—único personaje gay. Se transmite por Telemundo de lunes a viernes a las 10pm/9pm tiempo del centro.
Trans advocate and Spirit Day Ambassador Janet Mock gives an in-depth interview to Colorlines about her journey from Hawaii to the national media stage, in a preview to her plenary at this year's Facing Race Conference.
On Friday, Octobober 20, gay student, Terrance Wright was shot and killed near his high school. At this time, GLAAD is monitoring the coverage on this story and reaching out to community partners to gather more information. If you have information, please send it to glaad.org/reportdefamation.
LZ Granderson's reflections on what Orlando Cruz's win last night means for the gay community.
The head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People stressed on Monday that Maryland’s same-sex marriage law guarantees religious freedom.
It was announced on Friday that New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg gave $250,000 to help pro-marriage equality efforts in Maryland’s upcoming referendum. The mayor’s gift was the largest individual donation received so far by advocates in the state, who are facing fierce opposition to Question 6 in November.
Ravi K. Perry, a member of the historically black fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi, writes an opinion piece for EBONY speaking to his support of Nathanael Gay's recent marriage to his partner. Perry also outlines that his membership in his fraternity is not bound by heteronormative notions or rigid philosophy.
On October 11, the LGBT community celebrates National Coming Out Day and this year we have one more newly out person with whom to celebrate--Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz. When the former Olympian said in interviews last week that he is gay, I know he made a world of difference for so many people.
October 11 is National Coming Out Day and has been for the last 24 years, after a march on Washington by more than ha