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Campus Pride (in partnership with Huffington Post) has released 2012's “Top 25 List of LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" in time for the Back to School Season. Find out which schools made the cut!
Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentiment
GLAAD has an exclusive interview with a pair of young lesbian activists in El Salvador. In part one, we learn the history of their country's LGBT rights movement, and some of the massive hurdles their equality advocates have to overcome.
FIERCE holds Know Your Rights Ball for LGBT youth to provide education about dangers of police discriminatory practices such as Stop and Frisk.
Keith Boykin releases new anthology: For Colored Boys: Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Still is Not Enough.
GaymerCon is looking to become the first even convention dedicated to LGBT “geek culture,” and is launching its kickoff event and fundraising campaign tonight on Facebook. At 6pm PST, Gaymercon will host a virtual social world meet up through the Shaker app.
North Dakota newspaper changes policy after GLAAD reaches out.
Seventeen magazine is holding its annual Best Boyfriend or Girlfriend in America contest, and they are looking for young women between the ages of 15 and 22, of all sexual orientations, to submit their significant other for consideration. Also, it's the last day to vote for Brittany!!
There have been all manner of conservative responses to the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage, from John Roberts’s sulking about gay power to Ross Douthat’s laugh-if-you-will-but-marriage-is-collapsing line to startled acceptance of gay children—or, in the case of Senator Mark Kirk, who announced his support Tuesday, the crediting of a near-death experience—to bitter rejectionism (something George Packer writes about over at Daily Comment).
Recent remarks by Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., saying he doesn't "support the gay marriage" was "nothing I didn't already know," the congressman's openly gay son, also named Matt, told the Washington Blade.
As Republican politicians wrestle with same-sex marriage, the daughter of a party icon — former President Ronald Reagan — said in an interview this week that she believes her father would have “been puzzled” by the political fuss and would have supported marriage for gay people.
Desde que Karina Hermosillo se presentó en las pruebas de Arizona con el deseo de ser la próxima "Nuestra Belleza La
An Applebee’s restaurant in Rice Lake, Wisconsin has agreed to keep on a gay server who resigned after he was threatened with a firing over “bad publicity” from an incident in which the server was beaten with a two-by-four piece of lumber by the husband of another employee.
Sen. Mark Kirk bucked most of his fellow Republicans on Tuesday, becoming the second GOP senator to publicly endorse same-sex marriages.
Rutgers officials had already seen the video showing coach Mike Rice shoving, grabbing and throwing basketballs at players during practice and yelling gay slurs at them before it was aired by ESPN on Tuesday.
Of all the arguments swirling around the legality of same-sex marriage, it's clear that a major concern is, as always, the kids. Supporters argue that same-sex parents need to provide their children with a stable and supportive family home, complete with the legal protections afforded heterosexual married couples.