USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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Members of Morehouse College create a chilling video to promote campus unity and awareness about LGBT bullying, especially among men. Guest blog by Marcus Lee of Morehouse College Safe Space.
#SpiritDay Ambassador Jennifer Tyrrell is calling on local students to go purple after superintendent refuses.
This year’s Spirit Day participants will include more Latino celebrities than in previous years, spreading the message of support for LGBT youth and against bullying is spreading beyond the U.S. borders.
Para el Día del Espíritu de este año se contará con la participación de más celebridades latinas que en años anteriores, haciendo llegar a países fuera de Estados Unidos el mensaje de aceptación y respeto para jóvenes LGBT y en contra del acoso y hostigamiento.
Seventeen Magazine is joining Spirit Day Ambassador Brittany McMillan and going purple for #SpiritDay!
This week, The Huffington Post's Gay Voices section will feature Spirit Day Ambassadors! Read today's piece from Janet Mock!
Ally Week starts today! Join GLSEN and students nationwide and become an ally for LGBT youth!
Brittany McMillan reflects on the life of bullied teen Amanda Todd, who died by suicide this week.
State lawmakers are poised to introduce legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in Delaware.
A transgender Nova Scotia student says she recently faced suspension for using the women’s washroom at her rural high school.
Despite Gov. Brian Sandoval's belief that marriage should be between a man and a woman, the Senate Judiciary Committee is poised Thursday to approve a constitutional amendment on gay marriage.
A Long Island parishioner removed from volunteer duties at a Catholic church because he is gay plans to formally demand reinstatement.
Some Minnesota political party leaders are turning up pressure on legislators to legalize same-sex marriage in the state this year.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguayan lawmakers voted Wednesday to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so. Supporters of the law, who had filled the public seats in the legislative building, erupted in celebration when the results were announced.
California's Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has confirmed that a non-discrimination law guarantees all people the right to access coverage for medically necessary care regardless of gender identity or expression.
I want to talk about priorities. Frankly, Calliope Wong’s case is part of a problem that’s existed at Smith and many women’s colleges throughout their history, and this was just the moment the issue became public because it screwed over someone so clearly, and because she was badass enough to speak up.