Alaska

Marriage Equality Victories in 2014

After 2013's SCOTUS ruling that struck down parts of the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA), 2014 saw great advancement for marriage equality in the United States as fifteen more states became places where same-sex couples can legally marry. Read more about the states that made marriage equality the law of the land this year below.

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Alaskan journalist honored at #GLAADAwards, gets promotion

Melissa Griffiths won the Outstanding Newspaper Article GLAAD Media Award at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles for her multi-part series, "LGBTQ in the Capital,” which ran in the Juneau Empire.

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October 21, 2013

Anchorage Officials push for more LGBT inclusion in order to spark economic growth

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce have worked together for th

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Hold Alaska Representative Don Young Accountable for Anti-Latino Comments

Following public outcry after U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK) used a racial slur to describe immigrant farm workers during a radio interview this week, Young issued what many are considering a half-hearted apology.

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Anchorage Clergy Form Christians for Equality

Fifty Christian clergy and lay leaders in Anchorage, Alaska, announced the formation of Christians for Equality. Christians for Equality was formed around the ongoing work to pass a non-discrimination ordinance that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in hiring, housing and education.

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February 18, 2011

Alaska Board of Regents Adopts Gay Inclusive Non-Discrimination Policy

Today the University of Alaska Board of Regents voted 8-2 to include sexual orientation in the University’s non-discrimi
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September 23, 2008
by GLAAD

Media Reporting on Palin's LGBT Record Misses the Mark

Despite Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin's clearly stated opposition to providing spousal benefits to same-sex co
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