Snapshots: The Gay Games, GLAAD in Chile, CeCe McDonald, and more
Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
NBC News article raises public awareness of LGBT youth homelessness crisis
An article published yesterday by NBC News titled "Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets" details the experiences of homeless LGBT youth in New York City.
Christian home for at-risk youth fires top caregiver for being gay
Having worked for a year as a caregiver to abused and neglected youth at the Children's Home of Lubbock as, in the words of his supervisor, one of the best employees she'd ever seen, Casey was fired by the organization's president, Lynn Harms, for being gay.
Former "ex-gay" activists call for ban on the practice
Nine prominent former "ex-gay" activists, including Yvette Cantu Schneider, have issued a statement denouncing the practice and calling for a ban.
Rolling Stone profiles trans woman 'folk hero' CeCe McDonald in August issue
Today, RollingStone magazine ran a feature story about CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color whose story gained national attention after she was arrested and charged for the death of her own attacker.
It is getting better for LGBT youth in Chile with Todo Mejora
For LGBT youth in Chile and Latin America, Todo Mejora (Chile’s version of It Gets Better) is currently the country’s only organization targeted at helping specifically LGBT youth.