GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.
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Police say Texas teenagers Mary Kristene Chapa and Mollie Judith Olgin, who were in a relationship, were shot execution style with a large-caliber gun in a park on Friday night and were found approximately nine hours later.
Asher Doyle, a 14-year-old who is transgender, has launched a viral campaign to raise tuition money in order to attend a Quaker boarding school with an inclusive environment. His story was recently covered by The Advocate.
Today the Obama administration announced it would cease some deportations and offer undocumented young people who meet certain requirements the opportunity to work legally. GLAAD applauds the young, undocumented leaders, many of whom are LGBT, for their tireless advocacy to ensure that all Americans have access to safety, equal opportunity and protection.
GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.
Today, GLAAD released videos of LGBT leaders, civil rights leaders, and labor leaders discussing the negative impact of the stop and frisk policy in order to mobilize these movements for a Father’s Day march that will advance a shared agenda of equality and justice.
Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
Focus on the Family affiliate CitizenLink said in a radio segment this morning that teens “who identify as homosexual and transgender” are unhappy and engage in risky behavior not because they face discrimination, but rather because of how they self-identify. This claim is in response to a recently released report from HRC, called Growing Up LGBT in America.
Care with Pride is a groundbreaking new anti-bullying initiative dedicated to ending bullying of all students, but with a specific focus on LGBT youth. The program marks a combined effort between corporate sponsors Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies and Walgreens with Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
This is what I will remember about the atmosphere at the Supreme Court during the same-sex marriage cases: that it wasn’t terribly memorable. The place was relaxed. The Justices were attentive but unemotional. The audience was cheerful.
Recent reports involving attacks against transgender people in the Mission district have community leaders searching for ways to protect the vulnerable group.
An Arizona House panel late Wednesday approved a measure targeting transgendered people who want to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with, voting along party lines to advance a bill that protects business owners who bar the practice.
As the Supreme Court considers two major same-sex marriage cases that could change marriage in the United States, religious leaders on both sides of the debate believe they are on God's side of the contentious issue.
A House committee is set to consider a watered-down version of a bill that would have barred transgender people from using public bathrooms not associated with their birth gender.
Today, the Supreme Court opens two days of oral arguments on whether the right to marriage extends to same-sex couples. Both cases—one on California’s Prop 8, the other on the federal Defense of Marriage Act—are being closely watched.
By overturning DOMA, we will ensure that spousal benefits are provided to the husbands, wives and partners of LGBT service members and veterans...By overturning Prop. 8, California can join the march of states across the country extending the rights and responsibilities of marriage to LGBT Americans.
From Hollywood to Madison Avenue, producers and performers have made the case for gay marriage in the realm of pop culture where the audience sits on the bench.