An Irish Catholic priest, Father Martin Dolan, came out as gay during a service last weekend, and received a standing ovation from his parishioners.
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“This show is downright irresponsible,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “No one can change who they love, and, more importantly, no one should have to. By investing in this dangerous programming, TLC is putting countless young LGBT people in harm’s way.”
Today, GLAAD spokesperson Tiq Milan spoke to MSNBC News Nation's Ayman Mohyeldin about the tragic suicide of transgender 17-year-old girl, Leelah Alcorn, in Kings Mills, Ohio, and the harmful use of so-called "conversion therapy" on LGBT people.
This year, many parents spoke out in the media in support of their LGBT children. Often, these powerful messages are not heard widely enough, and while there is still much work to do toward family acceptance, there are many parents who embrace their children regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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This October, GLAAD launched Southern Stories to elevate the experiences of LGBT people in the US South. The initiative amplifies stories of LGBT individuals who are thriving in the South, as well as the everyday indignities endured by LGBT people who simply wish to live the lives they love.
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