On October 17th, Atlanta will welcome a legion of purple-clad activists, publishers, bloggers, and producers eager to participate in the Salon LGBTQ, a series of seminars devoted to discussing and developing the role of social media in the LGBT experience.
MTV talent including Ke$ha, JWOWW, Snooki, Nev and Max, Kye Allums, Jason Collins, the cast of 'Degrassi,' Elvis Duran, Brittney Griner, Jazz, Archie Comics' Kevin Keller, Maria Menounos, Kacey Musgraves, and Cristina Saralegui among 2013 Spirit Day Ambassadors.
A round of applause for GLAAD's Summer 2013 interns! Talented thinkers, writers, and activists, these interns joined the GLAAD team in June and have since helped develop our campaigns, events, and programs. As they head back to school in the fall, we wanted to thank these young leaders for their incredible work.
In 1962 boxer Emile Griffith was in the ring against Benny Paret, when he seemed to explode with anger and pummeled his opponent with such force that, after getting knocked out, Paret died of his injuries. It was eventually revealed that before that some time before the fight Paret had called Griffith a "maricón."
Following his MoveOn.org success getting StudentsFirst to rescind its 'education reformer of the year' award from anti-gay Tennessee State Representative John Ragan, Marcel Neergaard was named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' on the Melissa Harris-Perry show.
On any given week this year immigration reform and same-sex marriage will take turns as the hottest political topic in America. While many Americans sit back and watch these two movements take their course, there’s one group that will fight both battles tirelessly: the LGBT Latino community.