Faith organizations, leaders, and have been getting into the spirit of Spirit Day 2016! Youth ministries, camps, congregations, campus ministries, advocacy organizations, and whole denominations have gone purple today.
Religion and Faith
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GLAAD wrapped up the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas with a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" at the Aquí Estamos Conference in McAllen, Texas
GLAAD hosted a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "State of Change – Texas" at the Montrose Center in Houston Texas as the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.Amanda Turner is a leader of the Beaumont PFlag chapter. She is on the planning committee for the southern comfort transgender conference.
During #SouthernStories tour of Texas GLAAD releases latest guidebook for reporting on Texas LGBT community
Today, GLAAD released the latest in the Southern Stories media resource guides, "Southern Stories: A Guide for Reporting on LGBT people in Texas" as a part of its Southern Stories series. This guidebook will serve as a resource for journalists and media outlets reporting on the LGBT community and surrounding issues in the state of Texas.
GLAAD continues its Southern Stories Summer Tour next week in Texas. Throughout the trip, GLAAD will be facilitating conversations with local advocacy leaders about accelerating acceptance and amplifying the voices of LGBT people in the South. We will share resources, and listen to the stories of everyday LGBT Texans
The NBA announced that they are officially moving the 2017 All-Star weekend from Charlotte, North Carolina due to the discriminatory House Bill 2
The conversations and work being done on the ground in Jacksonville today will help inform and build GLAAD's partnership with local leaders and advocacy organizations to accelerate acceptance across Florida and the U.S. South as a whole.
"The same father who encouraged my dreams of being a New Yorker publicly denounced me to his church the same week I came out of the closet."
Barbara Satin is the first transgender woman to serve on President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.