People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color
November 18, 2015

Observing the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Friday

This Friday, November 20th, is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual observance that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

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November 16, 2015

It's starting: marriage for same-sex couples begins today in Ireland

The world has its first country that offers marriage equality for same-sex couples as a result of a vote of the people. Ireland last May made international headlines by voting "yes" for marriage equality.

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DeRay Mckesson of #BlackLivesMatter shares identity and protest with #glaadgala

One of the featured stories at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on Saturday was #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay Mckesson, who talked about his activism, social media, and the intersection of being Black and gay.

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'Empire' creator Lee Daniels releases casting call for transgender actress

Lee Daniels, the co-creator of "Empire," is looking to cast a trans actress in upcoming project.

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Catch a sneak preview of "Her Story" at Newfest, followed by Trans Hollywood panel

NewFest to premiere a sneak preview of "Her Story," a scripted series about the dating lives of trans and queer women in Los Angeles.

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October 15, 2015
by GLAAD

Diverse, leading non-profits unite for LGBT youth on #SpiritDay

Spanning across different cause spaces, organizations like the ACLU, Human Rights Campaign, Planned Parenthood, Rock the Vote, National Center for Trans Equality, NYC Black Pride, and the world's largest youth-serving group DoSomething.org made visible their support for their LGBT constituents and folks worldwide known.

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VIDEO: From the heart: Latinas talk about the importance of acceptance #SpiritDay

In GLAAD's new video for #SpiritDay, four Latina women talk in Spanish about the importance of acceptance.

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