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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.
In response to the recent hazing death of gay Florida A&M University (FAMU) drum major Robert Champion Jr., the school’s LGBT Pride Student Union wrote an op-ed in the Tallahassee Democrat about the lack of LGBT-inclusion on campus.
Canada's House of Commons has passed a bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against transgender people.
“There is no political liberty if there is no sexual liberty!” women chanted on Saturday at the 6ª Marcha Lésbica 2013 in Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.
Chambersburg Area Senior High School has a Gay-Straight Alliance club - for now.
Over the past year in San Francisco, the war over the popular conception of Islam has been continuously fought on the unlikeliest of battlefields--the sides of the city's buses.
A gay teenager in Somalia was reportedly stoned to death as punishment for being gay by Islamic rebels while villagers were forced to watch.
Take a farm girl from Iowa, a mother of teenage twins, a fitness expert who went to Catholic schools and a self-described "Jersey boy" and what have you got? Perhaps the four people whose simple desire to say "I do" changes the face of marriage in America.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s still against same-sex marriage and is undecided about a state bill that would ban “gay conversion” therapy.
Supporters and opponents of gay marriage will travel to the Rhode Island Statehouse for what supporters hope is the last legislative hearing before lawmakers vote on whether to join the rest of New England in allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed.