Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
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On Thursday we shared with you the story of Dynasty Young, the openly gay high-school student who's now facing expulsion after using an electrical self-protection device in response to severe bullying. In order for media coverage of this story to meet fair, accurate and inclusive journalistic standards, several important questions need to be raised.
Today, GLAAD announced the 2nd Annual National People of Color Media Training Institute as a part of our National People of Color Media Initiative.
Long-running daily comic strip Funky Winkerbean kicked off a new storyline this week, which will focus on the high school hubbub that erupts after a teenage gay couple says they want to attend prom together.
After GLAAD and community members and allies reached out, Cleveland's WMMS Radio has taken important steps to tell its audience that the comments made last week by radio host Dominic Dieter were grossly inappropriate, and to ensure that incidents like this do not happen again.
GLAAD is calling on Clear Channel and Cleveland radio station WMMS to suspend radio personality Dominic Dieter for vile anti-gay remarks made on-air this morning.
In this edition of LGBT en Español, see how Spanish-language media outlets covered the rule change in Miss Universe that allows transgender women to compete, and how Mexican media reacted to a kiss between two soccer players, and more!
En esta edición de LGBT en Español: abordamos la cobertura de medios de habla español sobre el cambio de norma en Miss Universo que permite a las mujeres transgénero competir, cómo reaccionaron los medios mexicanos ante un beso entre dos jugadores de futbol, ¡y mas!
GLAAD congratulates Brittany McMillan on having been named to Advocate's "40 under 40" list of people who are shaping the future of the LGBT movement.
The Supreme Court hearing on Proposition 8 — which will be argued tomorrow — has the potential to transform the national civil rights landscape for gay and lesbian Americans.
Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, a Democrat up for re-election next year, publicly announced his support Monday for gay marriage in a post on Facebook.
The GOP platform leaves no doubt about its absolute opposition to same-sex marriage, but Republican National Chairman Reince Priebus says the party needs to welcome those with other views on a combustible issue that will be considered by the Supreme Court today.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo on Monday said he is “excited” to speak in support of marriage rights for same-sex couples outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday morning on the meaning of marriage.
A four-year legal battle to extend the right of marriage to same-sex couples no matter where they live gets its moment before the Supreme Court on Tuesday in historic oral arguments difficult to imagine even a decade ago.
MSNBC’s Alex Witt talks to Masen Davis, Executive Director of the Transgender Law Center, about a bill in Arizona directed towards transgender individuals.
A former mining community in rural southern Arizona that has shifted over the years into an artists’ haven and tourist destination is poised to become the first city in this conservative state to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples.