GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.
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GLAAD joined thousands of LGBT people and allies from around the world to convene and strategize as part of the 25th Annual Creating Change Conference. Check out our amazing work and the work of other advocates who are trying to improve the world for LGBT people.
Over 150 LGBT Latino advocates and allies convened at Creating Change's first-ever Latino Institute.
NBA star Kenneth Faried has joined One Colorado to speak out in support of civil unions legislation for same-sex couples in the state.
Washington DC is abuzz with inauguration activities. Among the schedule are several moments that include LGBT figures. Keep an eye out for LGBT moments.
Today, GLAAD joins the nation in honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. In this guest post, Rev. Irene Monroe points to Dr. King's work and political decisions as proof that the Baptist minister from Georgia supported equality and justice for all people.
We are excited to announce that from January 24 through 26, we will be presenting a New Media Training Institute (NMTI) and other workshops at Creating Change, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's annual LGBT organizing conference that will be taking place in Atlanta, GA this year.
My name is Ivan Aguilar. I am 21 years old and I live in Maryland. As someone who is a youth and who works with youth, I’m tremendously excited to attend Creating Change and the first-ever Latino Institute
GLAAD applauds Frank Ocean, Oprah and many other African-American LGBT individuals and allies on their 2013 GLAAD Award nominations.
A D.C. Superior Court judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order requiring a city funded shelter for homeless women located near the U.S. Capitol to stop denying transgender women access to the facility.
NFL Safety Kerry Rhodes, who last season played for the Arizona Cardinals and is now a free agent, told TMZ he is not gay, but he is supportive of a teammate coming out.
The lack of legal protections in two-thirds of the states for members of the LGBT community means that more people live in poverty and have a harder time making it simply because their rights aren’t on an equal footing with other Americans. This is even more the case for LGBT women and people of color, where employment discrimination fuels an even broader economic crisis.
The undersigned transgender service and advocacy organizations join to state their support for common sense immigration reform efforts that address the issues faced by undocumented transgender immigrants.
I have been fighting for the full inclusion of LGBTQ voices in immigration reform since 2008 along side many powerful undocuqueer people. We have gone a long way and we still have much to accomplish so our movements can be united. Needless to say, for us in GetEQUAL, immigration reform is needed and it is a moral imperative for our country. This legislative battle has become a focal point in our organizing because of the lived experience of some of our leaders, including myself.
LGBT demonstrators were among the tens of thousands of immigrant reform activists who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol and in 30 cities around the nation on April 10 as a group of eight senators reached tentative agreement on a broad immigration bill. Leaders of LGBT organizations were featured speakers in solidarity for immigration reform.
As advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, we understand how crucial it is that our immigration system work to unify all families.