After Thursday's historic vote, GLAAD would like to thank these incredible and tireless advocates for their working in helping to the BSA's anti-gay policies
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The Switch is a television series set in Vancouver Canada. Produced by Trembling Void Studios the show is a first of its kind. The Switch will feature 6 recurring transgender roles and tell their stories as they navigate thru contemporary Canadian society.
GLAAD is proud to be a part of 'Sex, Love and Violence: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in a Globalized World' on Thursday and Friday. Tune into our panel online.
Trans* Awareness Project is a new campaign founded on the campus of the University of Minnesota: Twin Citites.
GLAAD is calling for Rutgers University to fire basketball coach Mike Rice, after video surfaced of him using anti-gay slurs to berate players at practices, while being physically violent.
Former professional football player Kwame Harris acknowledges that he is gay on CNN Newsroom. His interview reflects the hardships faced by an NFL player who identifies as gay and begs the question of what will need to happen for an active NFL player to feel comfortable coming out. In the interview with Coy Wire, Harris discussed whether he thought about coming out in the NFL, the implications that would have entailed, and what it was like to be a closeted professional athlete.
The Health and Human Services Department has decided to forgo the public comment process, and instead rely on a panel of experts to determine whether to lift its 32 year-old policy against covering Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) in its Medicare and Medicaid Services.
GLAAD is sponsoring a launch event for the Trans 100 list, a project created by We Happy Trans and This is HOW. The Trans 100 is an overview of the breadth and diversity of work being done in, by, and for the transgender community across the United States.
Carl Siciliano, of the Aly Forney Center, reflects on the effect religious suppression and persecution has on LGBT youth; including instance of violence, self-hatred, and homelessness.
Society is only beginning to understand transgender identity. For a young person who feels at odds with the physical gender that he or she sees in the mirror, there are major obstacles to be faced in the world at large, where acceptance is just about where it was for gay people 30 years ago.
Best-selling transgender author Jennifer Finney Boylan and her wife have maintained a loving relationship with their two sons.
Though many Democratic Senators came out for marriage equality during the weeks around the Supreme Court oral arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8, many House Democrats remain opposed or have indicated no position.
One of the stories of the day is that gay rights groups are pressing for equal treatment in the immigration reform bill that’s working its way through Congress.
On Monday, NBA player Jason Collins became the first active athlete in a major American sports league to come out as gay. “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,” Collins wrote in a Sports Illustrated cover story.
A proposed resolution supporting gay marriage is a political distraction and a misuse of the Dallas City Council’s time, Mayor Mike Rawlings said Wednesday.
Rhode Island is joining nine other states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, bill sponsor Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Steve Englebright, and Codes Committee Chair Joseph Lentol today announced the passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).