Coming this month: Burma's first LGBT film festival
Burma will host its first LGBT Film Festival this November 14. Lasting three days, the festival is aimed at bringing the Asian LGBT community closer together, and making LGBTs more visible to the rest of Burmese society.
Daniel Pierce, gay man disowned by family, joins board of homeless LGBT youth organization
Daniel Ashley Pierce, a 20-year-old gay man and subject of a viral video showing the violent reaction of his family members after he came out to them, has been named to the Board of Directors of Lost-n-Found Youth in Atlanta.
All Access: Tavi Gevinson talks LGBT content in Rookie Yearbook Three with GLAAD
GLAAD's new video series, "GLAAD: All Access," features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, host Claire Pires talked with editor-in-chief of Rookiemag.com and feminist Tavi Gevinson about the importance of LGBT content in her new book, Rookie Yearbook Three.
TAKE ACTION: #WeAreTheSouth explores the robust and diverse lives in the South
People from all walks of life in the South have been participating in the #WeAreTheSouth photo campaign, holding up a pieces of paper that list their different identities. This campaign strives show the robust lives of these individuals who live and love at the intersections of race, gender and sexuality.
Katie Couric talks to transgender teen author Jazz on Yahoo News
On a new segment from Yahoo News with Katie Couric, Katie sat down with Jazz Jennings, a 14-year-old girl who has been sharing her story with the world about being young and transgender. When she was just 6, Jazz first appeared in the media and has been speaking out about her experience ever since.
Ten things to know about GLSEN's 2013 report on school climate
Check out some of the facts from GLSEN's 2013 survey to learn about how LGBT middle and high school students experience hearing biased language, harassment and assault, anti-LGBT discrimination at school, and the impact of supportive resources.
Los Angeles schools get LGBT affirmation district wide for #spiritday
The most important part of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual worldwide stand against anti-LGBT bullying, is youth. This year, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) set the bar high for getting students and the folks who work with them to go purple.
Lawsuit filed for detained trans girl treated 'as a boy' by CT child welfare
Lawyers for a transgender 16-year-old girl, known in court documents only as Jane Doe, are suing Connecticut's Department of Children and Families and prison officials, alleging that Doe's traumatizing isolation in solitary confinement throughout this year violates her constitutional rights.