USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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Spirit Day is quickly approaching and GLAAD’s Spanish-Language Media Team invites you share your stories of how you overcame a difficult situation related to acceptance. We plan to highlight some of the submitted stories on GLAAD Blog the week leading up to and after Spirit Day on October 20. Providing your stories will help amplify the stories of LGBT and ally voices of color that often go unheard.
The importance of GLSEN's Ally Week is that it gives those of us who work within the movement for LGBT equality a chance to acknowledge and recognize the crucial work of straight allies in our efforts.
This weekend, in a demonstration of the power of youth, hundreds of young people gathered in Los Angeles for the 19th annual Models of Pride Conference – a free conference focusing on lesbian, gay, bi, transgender and questioning youth and their allies.
GLAAD urges everyone to take a moment today to reflect on the memory of Matthew Shepard.
Today is National Coming Out Day, a day celebrated every year when people take a moment to come out – as lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, and straight allies. Sharing your story and finding support is an integral part of coming out for many young people.
Young people everywhere are taking a stand against bullying. In a movement that’s rocking the nation, young people are saying, let’s make it better – and here’s how.
A ‘Gay-Straight Alliance’ logo t-shirt prompted an alleged assault in Eastern Tennessee. According to Sequoyah High
This year, GLAAD has officially teamed up with the PACER Center to observe October as ‘National Bullying Prevention Month.’
Jon Huntsman's three daughters, the conservative pundit S.E. Cupp, and a number of other young media industry figures have joined "Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry," a same-sex marriage advocacy group.
Fourteen percent more Pennsylvanians support gay marriage than 18 months ago, according to Public Policy Polling survey results released Wednesday.
After over 13 hours of testimony conducted over three separate days during February and March, the Lincoln County Board of Education last week voted to terminate Guyan Valley Middle School teacher Kelli Burns.
Looking for clues about the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court vote on gay marriage? Check out California's past.
In the 18 months since Mitch Mayne became executive secretary of his San Francisco Mormon church, attendance has expanded from an unlikely community: gay and lesbian people and their supporters.
The bill to allow gay weddings in Minnesota has survived several moves by Senate Republicans to block it.
A well-known attorney due to ask the U.S. Supreme Court this month to strike down a California law banning same-sex marriage says the high court may very well present a united front in favor of gay and lesbian rights.
With their Ivy League pedigrees and East Coast addresses, Supreme Court justices often are rightly described as unrepresentative of the nation. But in one area, the justices look a lot like the rest of America.