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Last week, a CBS local affiliate in Miami drew attention to the lives of homeless LGBT youth living in South Florida. It is important that the media continues to elevate both the stories of homeless LGBT youth and any support options available to them.
Tonight at 11:00pm ET, both MTV and Logo will air an “It Gets Better” special, anchored by one of the co-founders of the It Gets Better Project, Dan Savage.
A school district in Suffolk, VA is considering a ban on 'cross-dressing' and claims that this policy change would protect students from harassment and bullying. This proposed policy is extremely problematic and amounts to nothing more than preemptive victim-blaming.
According to the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organization (IGLYO), an 11-year-old transgender girl in Germany is under threat of being institutionalized on the basis of her gender identity.
GLAAD this morning reached out to Vanderbilt University, after we became aware that students were planning to wear t-shirts that used sexual orientation as an insult during an upcoming (nationally televised) basketball game.
At a press conference this morning, Brandon White, an openly gay 20-year-old man who was brutally beaten on the street in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood, spoke out about his attack
Yahoo! and GLAAD work together to remove violent, anti-gay comments from the site.
At Pepperdine University, administrators have refused to officially recognize the school's only LGBT club, Reach OUT. Members of the club have started a petition on Change.org in hopes of persuading university officials to reconsider this discriminatory policy.
The nation's most influential pediatrician's group has endorsed same-sex marriage, saying a stable relationship between parents regardless of sexual orientation contributes to a child's health and well-being.
Gays and lesbians have adopted the phrase "it gets better" as a kind of slogan to assure young people that life won't always be so tough.
The District's Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) has issued a bulletin prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or expression by insurance companies who underwrite health-insurance policies in D.C.
Pending legislation authorizing same-sex marriage in Delaware has the support of the executive director of the state Republican Party, who is gay.
When Portman’s son graduates from Yale, no federal law will prevent an employer from denying him a job because of his sexual orientation. If Will Portman or a classmate came out of the closet after being hired, they could be fired for being gay.
The Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it would release same-day audio recordings of arguments in two same-sex marriage cases scheduled to be heard next week.
Legislators took the first step toward legalizing same-sex marriage in Nevada today.
The San Francisco Bulls of the East Coast Hockey League, a AA minor league with 23 teams nationwide, has become the first to record a video for the You Can Play Project. The video was released ahead of a Bulls Pride Night this Saturday against the Stockton Thunder.