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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According to the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organization (IGLYO), an 11-year-old transgender girl in Germany is under threat of being institutionalized on the basis of her gender identity.
GLAAD this morning reached out to Vanderbilt University, after we became aware that students were planning to wear t-shirts that used sexual orientation as an insult during an upcoming (nationally televised) basketball game.
At a press conference this morning, Brandon White, an openly gay 20-year-old man who was brutally beaten on the street in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood, spoke out about his attack
Yahoo! and GLAAD work together to remove violent, anti-gay comments from the site.
At Pepperdine University, administrators have refused to officially recognize the school's only LGBT club, Reach OUT. Members of the club have started a petition on Change.org in hopes of persuading university officials to reconsider this discriminatory policy.
In response to the recent hazing death of gay Florida A&M University (FAMU) drum major Robert Champion Jr., the school’s LGBT Pride Student Union wrote an op-ed in the Tallahassee Democrat about the lack of LGBT-inclusion on campus.
Today, equality advocates across the country are celebrating the first National Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Day. A project of the Iowa Pride Network (IPN), the day is meant to stregnthen the bond between LGBT people and straight allies and encourage students to start GSAs and schools and colleges to support them.
Celebrities, both LGBT-identified and not, have been rightly called out for using slurs or terms that perpetuate dangerous stereotypes about LGBT people. And while some have defended this usage, claiming that words such as "F*g" or "tra**y" do not spur hate and harm, a new study is proving otherwise.
Legislators took the first step toward legalizing same-sex marriage in Nevada today.
The San Francisco Bulls of the East Coast Hockey League, a AA minor league with 23 teams nationwide, has become the first to record a video for the You Can Play Project. The video was released ahead of a Bulls Pride Night this Saturday against the Stockton Thunder.
Arizona lawmakers want to prohibit anyone not associated with their birth gender from using public restrooms, showers and dressing rooms in the nation's latest tussle over equal rights for transgender people.
Amid division within the Republican Party on LGBT issues like marriage equality, the Republican National Committee unveiled a report calling for greater outreach to gay people along with other minority groups.
Puerto Rico's government is supporting an effort to overturn a ban on gay adoption in the U.S. island territory.
Organizing for Action, the offshoot of President Barack Obama's successful re-election campaign, is joining the push for same-sex marriage in Obama's home state, the group announced Tuesday.
Aaron Jackson took inspiration from a 9-year-old kid who stood up to Westboro Baptist Church protesters.
It isn't easy being gay in the Orthodox Jewish community, and it's extremely hard in the Tel-Aviv area.