The importance of GLSEN's Ally Week is that it gives those of us who work within the movement for LGBT equality a chance to acknowledge and recognize the crucial work of straight allies in our efforts.
Spirit Day is quickly approaching and GLAAD’s Spanish-Language Media Team invites you share your stories of how you overcame a difficult situation related to acceptance. We plan to highlight some of the submitted stories on GLAAD Blog the week leading up to and after Spirit Day on October 20. Providing your stories will help amplify the stories of LGBT and ally voices of color that often go unheard.
VentureBeat: Diversity in tech is never more contentious than when someone plays “the gay card.” So why would major tech companies like Facebook, AT&T, Yahoo, HP and more actively celebrate LGBT diversity on Spirit Day this October 20?
El Día del Espíritu se aproxima y el equipo de Medios en Español de GLAAD quisiera invitarte a alzar la voz. Cuéntanos cómo lograste a superar una situación difícil relacionada a la aceptación. Queremos destacar las historias presentadas en nuestro blog para el Día del Espíritu. ¡Anímate! Participa para amplificar las historias de la comunidad LGBT y sus aliados.
This weekend, in a demonstration of the power of youth, hundreds of young people gathered in Los Angeles for the 19th annual Models of Pride Conference – a free conference focusing on lesbian, gay, bi, transgender and questioning youth and their allies.
New Jersey Rev. Milton B. Hobbs this week defended teacher Viki Knox, who wrote anti-LGBT comments on her Facebook page. Hobbs called Knox a "very loving person" and said, “Any Christian who makes a stand that’s unpopular can expect to be persecuted. That’s in the Bible, too."