Spirit Day

Millions of Americans wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for LGBT youth and to speak out against bullying. http://glaad.org/spiritday

Karina Hermosillo de 'Nuestra Belleza Latina' quiere ser la primera reina gay

Desde que Karina Hermosillo se presentó en las pruebas de Arizona con el deseo de ser la próxima "Nuestra Belleza Latina", sintió que debía ser valiente y desde un principio compartir su verdad, esa con la que sueña ser libre y hacer libre a todos aquellos que sufren por la discriminación y el prejuicio. Lo primero que dijo es "Soy lesbiana y estoy orgullosa de serlo". Hubo quienes la criticaron y otros que la aplaudieron.
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April 3, 2013

Ten Famous Allies Who Came Out for Equality in 2012

In 2012, quite a few famous faces came out as allies of the LGBT community to tremendous effect. Here are ten of our favorite notable quotes from celebrities and public figures that spoke up for LGBT equality in 2012.
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October 25, 2012

LGBT Religion News Summary: Spirit Day, 'Religious Liberty,' and Marriage Equality in the Upcoming Election

GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. Jennifer Knapp is still singing, the Torah still supports marriage equality, and LGBT Muslims make the case for relationships. And the number of LGBT Christians in New York City might surprise you.

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October 23, 2012

East Aurora, Illinois strips transgender protections from students on #SpiritDay

On Friday, while the rest of the country was going purple in support of LGBT young people on Spirit Day, the school board in East Aurora, Illinois was sending the exact opposite message to transgender students.

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