A 7-year-old transgender girl from Kansas shared her story in a video posted to the New York Times. The Jackson family is deeply accepting of Avery and works as advocates for the transgender community.
In Africa, None on Record, a digital media organization that works with LGBT communities across the African continent and in the Diaspora, has produced a video series featuring LGBT youth and allies from all across the region.
Anderson Cooper presented Emmy Award-winning talk show host Kelly Ripa with GLAAD's Excellence in Media Award at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Saturday night. The Excellence in Media Award is presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting equality. On LIVE with Kelly and Michael on Monday, Kelly discussed receiving the award.
In advance of Pope Francis' September visits to New York City and Philadelphia, Carl Siciliano has renewed his invitation to Pope Francis to hear from the youth of AFC how their parents' religious beliefs led to their abandonment and homelessness.
While introducing Transparent stars Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor at Saturday's 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, and in celebration of Mother's Day, GLAAD national board of directors and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan shared her very moving coming out story with the audience.