To give an accurate representation of where people of faith stand on marriage equality, let's look at some of the major denominations that support scouts for a quick recap. GLAAD has created a handy graphic that shows which denominations support inclusive scouting for all.
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Spirit Day Founder Brittany McMillan is pretty amazing. If you think so, too, vote now to help get Brittany on the cover of Seventeen’s October issue and receive a $20,000 scholarship.
David DeGiralamo and Dan Allen discuss the lessons they impart on their two children, Dominic and Juliet.
Lillian Rivera discuss her family.
On top of suddenly losing his partner of six years, Shane Bitney Crone was forced to suffer even more because his relationship wasn't legally recognized in the eyes of the law. Shane created a YouTube video with the hope that other couples won't have to go through what he did. The video has been viewed more than 2.4 million times.
Gaining the most media this week was President Barack Obama’s historic, public endorsement of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, and the citation of his Christian faith as a reason for his support. Faith leaders from all denominations weighed in on his speech, including Jewish groups, Unitarian Universalist churches, and many other Christian branches.
Five years ago today, Sean Kennedy was the victim of a brutal anti-gay hate crime that brought his life to an untimely end. He was just 20 years old. Today Sean’s memory lives on through the tireless work and indomitable spirit of his mother Elke.
The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network and the Indiana Youth Group (IYG) are among the organizations that have expressed their support for 17 year old Dynasty Young, the bullied gay teen from Indiana who's been expelled for using an electrical self-protection device as a way of protecting himself against physical violence.
Following GLAAD media training, Dynasty Young and his mother, Chelisa Grimes, have shared their story on Good Morning America, CNN and MSNBC. GLAAD staff have also been working closely with local and national media outlets to ensure that this story is told in an accurate and thoughtful way.
Last week, Arizona state Rep. John Kavanagh (R) introduced a new bill that would have prosecuted transgender people with a class 1 misdemeanor for using the appropriate bathroom according to their gender.
An Oregon high school installed separate unisex bathrooms, giving a "third option" to its students, including those who identify as transgender, a school official said.
March is Women’s History Month—a time not only to celebrate women’s contributions to history and society, but also to reflect on the injustices and persecution that too many women continue to face across the globe.
Gay parents are judged more harshly. A key theme of the campaign to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act is the act's effect on gay parents, who under current law cannot be legally recognized by the federal government.
For various reasons, gender identity struggles don't have as much social cachet as something like gay marriage, though in many ways they are more urgent and fundamental. Though a certain type of queer person might soon enjoy what begins to look like full equality and acceptance, there are many others who are still deeply embattled.
Five Rhode Island mayors called on the state Senate Monday to pass legislation allowing gays and lesbians to marry, joining a growing list of those backing the effort to join the rest of New England in allowing same-sex wedlock.
On November 14, 2004, just a few days after the election, the New York Times ran a story headlined “Groups Vow Not To Let Losses Dash Gay Rights.”
A$AP Rocky has a simple life motto: "treat everybody equal."