GLAAD Link: Top LGBT News
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At last night’s 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox called attention to trans people who have experienced discrimination and been largely ignored by the mainstream media.
On Palm Sunday, an open letter appeared in the New York Times calling on Pope Francis to stop church teaching labeling being gay as "intrinsically disordered" and categorizing "homosexual conduct" as a sin, citing statistics and numerous stories about LGBT young people who have faced violence, parental rejection, homelessness and other devastating losses because of the teachings.
Tiq Milan, GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist, appeared on HuffPost Live yesterday to discuss the possibility of President Obama signing an executive order to enact the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
Ed Murray, Mayor (D) of Seattle, and the members of Seattle City Council have written a letter in support of Geoff McGrath, leader of a local Boy Scouts troop, whom the national organization wants to oust for being openly gay.