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 National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network and the Indiana Youth Group (IYG) are among the organizations that have expressed their support for 17 year old Dynasty Young, the bullied gay teen from Indiana who's been expelled for using an electrical self-protection device as a way of protecting himself against physical violence.
Following GLAAD media training, Dynasty Young and his mother, Chelisa Grimes, have shared their story on Good Morning America, CNN and MSNBC. GLAAD staff have also been working closely with local and national media outlets to ensure that this story is told in an accurate and thoughtful way.
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court signaled reluctance on Tuesday to rule broadly on the question of the right to marriage for gays and lesbians as the justices heard arguments on same-sex marriage for the first time.
We’ve come a long way, baby.
The gay-marriage fight, which this week reaches a major milestone with the Supreme Court hearing arguments about the constitutionality of same-sex marriage prohibitions, may seem like your classic 21st century culture war battle.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Proposition 8 today, one of the two current cases the court is considering on marriage equality.
At greater rates than older generations, young Catholics have distanced themselves from the Vatican's anti-LGBT rights stance, including electing openly gay student leaders. Nate Tisa became the first gay president of Georgetown University Student Association (GSA) on March 17.
Since 1996, the federal government has defined marriage as between a man and a woman. That could change if proponents of gay marriage succeed before the Supreme Court.