After Thursday's historic vote, GLAAD would like to thank these incredible and tireless advocates for their working in helping to the BSA's anti-gay policies
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The magazine 'I Don't Do Boxes' is looking for submissions, ideally from queer youth in the south, for their first issue.
Nizah Morris, a transgender woman, sustained a fatal head wound while in the custody of three Philadelphia police officers in December of 2002. Circumstances surrounding her death were never fully understood by the community and now 10 years later the community and Morris's family are demanding further investigation.
The Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) proposal to appease critics of its longstanding anti-gay ban, admitting gay youth but not gay adults, is a bad solution says David Meshulam, president of the Los Angeles Area Council for the BSA.
Yesterday, the Boy Scouts of America proposed maintaining its ban on adult gay leaders, while dropping the ban on gay scouts. Several faith leaders quickly expressed their disappointment in the proposed policy change. All faith leaders continued to call for a fully inclusive scouting program that included qualified gay leaders, even while some expressed joy that gay scouts would no longer be removed.
Today, the BSA released proposed language for a revised Membership Standards Resolution, which, if approved, would open Scouting to openly gay youth but would maintain the organization's ban on participation by gay and lesbian mothers, fathers and adutls.
Today is the 17th annual Day of Silence. Students across the country and beyond will be silent to support the people who are silenced everyday by bullying and harassment due to their perceived or actual sexual orientation or gender identity
A wide majority of Americans support the Boy Scouts of America’s proposal to admit gay scouts for the first time, and most oppose the organization’s plans to continue to bar gay adults from serving as scout leaders, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The national momentum on gay marriage has been limited mostly to the East and West coasts, but it looks like that's about to change.
Gay marriage supporters feel victory in the air. Their confidence is high as Minnesota state representatives plan to vote on overturning an existing same-sex marriage ban on Thursday, with senators following in a few days.
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy on Tuesday proposed a gay rights amendment to the Senate's immigration bill, prompting one of the measure's Republican sponsors to repeat his prediction that it could sink the legislation.
Mikki Snyder-Hall married her partner, Claire, in California in 2008, and moved two years ago to Rehoboth, a gay-friendly Delaware beach town.
Following in the footsteps of the House Ways & Means Committee Monday night, the Minnesota Senate Finance Committee voted today to advance the marriage equality legislation by a voice vote.
Media should stop distracting Americans with coverage about the political games being played around immigration reform, which reduces it to simply an "issue" and as a result divorces it from the people whose lives hang in the balance.
The Red Lion Area School District (RLASD) has refused to change its policy regarding transgender candidates for prom court, nor will it agree to allow transgender students to use a name at graduation to match their gender identity, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).