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A new report has been released that sheds light on youth who are LGBT and homeless, and GLAAD is calling on the media to bring more attention to this epidemic, the unique problems that such teens and young adults face, and potential solutions, as outlined in the report.
The #SupportCeCe campaign announces a new effort to collect books for CeCe McDonald. Show support.
On July 1, Seth’s Law (AB9) and AB1156 became a reality and California schools are now required to enact anti-bullying policies. Some young adults in Orange County are making sure that teens feel empowered to cite these laws if they experience bullying or discrimination. And they have some famous friends helping them including Betty DeGeneres, Ellen’s mom.
Singer Frenchie Davis Talks to GLAAD about her interview on Tom Joyner Morning Show.
A vigil was held in New York City’s Union Square Park on Sunday for Texas teens Mollie Olgin and Mary Kristene Chapa, who were shot execution style in Portland, Texas in late June.
This morning, the White House announced that Carl Siciliano, executive director and founder of New York City’s Ali Forney Center, has been selected as a Champion of Change in the Fight Against Youth Homelessness.
Last week, Texas teenagers Mary Kristene Chapa and Mollie Judith Olgin, who were in a relationship, were shot execution style with a large-caliber gun in a park and were found approximately nine hours later. 19-year-old Texas A&M student Mollie was pronounced dead at the scene. Kristene, 18, has since been recovering at a rate that her doctors and family call “amazing.” NBC Latino and MSNBC spoke with Kristene’s older brother, Hilario, about his sister.
The Forty to None Project, the first national organization to focus solely on youth homelessness and its impact on youth who are LGBT, was launched on Tuesday by the True Colors Fund, according to its Executive Director and co-founder Gregory Lewis.
After two days of highly anticipated courtroom arguments about same-sex marriage, a sweeping ruling on gay rights seems unlikely from the U.S. Supreme Court. But when decisions in both cases come in late June, the result may nonetheless be an important one for advocates of same-sex marriage.
You may remember the episode of "Seinfeld" in which George Costanza struggles to find a way to break up with the woman he's dating without hurting her feelings. "It's not you," he tells her. "It's me."
The U.S. Supreme Court continues its session on the issue of same-sex marriage, hearing arguments today on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.
The Supreme Court won't rule until June, but gay-marriage advocates said the justices' decision to tackle the issue has already helped them win a victory in the court of public opinion.
With the Supreme Court hearing arguments this week on same-sex marriage, I'd like to point out a parallel evolution in what I see as a Hollywood mini-genre: films in which gay characters are either taken to court or seek redress in court for issues involving their sexuality.
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) became the latest senator to support gay marriage rights, endorsing the cause “after much thought and prayer” in a message posted on Facebook Wednesday morning.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on the federal Defense of Marriage Act won’t just be a question of fairness for some 17,000 troops and military retirees, advocates say — it’s also a major pocketbook issue.
A routine House Judiciary Committee report backing the Defense of Marriage Act helped sway Congress in its favor 17 years ago. But on Wednesday, that same report drew gasps when Justice Elena Kagan read key excerpts.