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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This morning, Craig Casey, Jr., an openly gay track athlete and writer sat down for a Spirit Day interview with Ron Corning of WFAA-8, the local ABC affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. Thanks to both Craig and Ron for wearing purple on Spirit Day!
El Día del Espíritu se aproxima y el equipo de Medios en Español de GLAAD quisiera invitarte a alzar la voz. Cuéntanos cómo lograste a superar una situación difícil relacionada a la aceptación. Queremos destacar las historias presentadas en nuestro blog para el Día del Espíritu. ¡Anímate! Participa para amplificar las historias de la comunidad LGBT y sus aliados.
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.
The gay rights organization MassEquality is angry over its exclusion from the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade.
A Nebraska resident told lawmakers on Thursday that he suspects he has been fired three times for being gay.
From their cell phones to their emails to their Capitol hangouts, the men and women who are lobbying Republican legislators to support gay marriage are shouting, “Let freedom ring.”
Thomas McCalmont, 20, of Roxbury, is now a student at Shippensburg University. In 2010, he graduated from Chambersburg Area Senior High School.
A day after Speaker Michael Madigan pronounced the gay marriage bill 12 votes short, a group pushing the issue tried to recapture momentum by announcing support from seven Illinois Democratic congressmen --- even though they don’t get to vote in Springfield.
City officials are looking at how future Tet parades will be run after this year's controversy surrounding the exclusion of a gay and lesbian group.
"I'm announcing today a change of heart," Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday in announcing his support for the right of same-sex couples to marry — a change he said came about after his son came out to him.
Pope Francis comes from one of only eleven countries where same-sex marriage is legal.