Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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#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.
Spirit Day Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell have both spoken out in support of Ryan Andreson, whose application for Eagle Scout was rejected by the Boy Scouts of America simply because he’s gay.
“You are a researcher, not an advocate. You are simply reporting on what the data tells us.”
Rob Portman changed his mind and many GOP leaders would just as soon change the subject. But socially conservative Republican National Committee members gathering in one of the most gay-friendly places in the country are pushing the party to redouble its opposition to gay marriage.
I have been fighting for the full inclusion of LGBTQ voices in immigration reform since 2008 along side many powerful undocuqueer people. We have gone a long way and we still have much to accomplish so our movements can be united. Needless to say, for us in GetEQUAL, immigration reform is needed and it is a moral imperative for our country. This legislative battle has become a focal point in our organizing because of the lived experience of some of our leaders, including myself.
LGBT demonstrators were among the tens of thousands of immigrant reform activists who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol and in 30 cities around the nation on April 10 as a group of eight senators reached tentative agreement on a broad immigration bill. Leaders of LGBT organizations were featured speakers in solidarity for immigration reform.
As advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, we understand how crucial it is that our immigration system work to unify all families.
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.