On April 2, the lead singer of hugely popular Mexican rock band Maná sent an incredibly moving and heart-felt message of love, respect, and understanding when it comes to full recognition for gay couples to the band's nearly 8 million followers on Facebook.
Every #LGBT and ally vote is necessary this election. With marriage equality on the ballot in four states and numerous other local measures impacting LGBT families on ballots around the country, it's important for everyone to protect your right to vote.
This past week, director Brett Ratner, GLAAD, and a cast of celebs filmed a new video campaign aimed at asking straight allies to stand up and speak out on behalf of their LGBT family members, friends, neighbors, and coworkers.
A study released by the Pew Hispanic Center April 4 found that 59 percent of U.S. Latinos say homosexuality should be accepted by society. This comes as no surprise given the rise in positive representations of LGBT people and issues in Spanish-language media in recent years.
In “It Takes a Village: Standing with Our LGBT Youth,” Sharon Lettman-Hicks, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), writes about the importance of straight allies standing up against anti-LGBT bullying in schools.