On Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC, GLAAD announced that the organization has formally dropped the words 'Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation' from its name and will be known going forward as simply GLAAD, the LGBT media advocacy organization.
La diputada estatal de Wisconsin, JoCasta Zamarripa, salió del armario como bisexual en una reciente entrevista con el Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. En su entrevista con el periódico, Zamarripa reveló que salió del armario para poder ayudar a jóvenes que están luchando con su propia identidad.
Wisconsin State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa recently came out as bisexual in an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Zamarripa told the newspaper she wanted to come out in order to help young people who might be struggling with their identity.
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, founder of BrokenBeautiful Press and co-founder of the Mobile Homecoming Project, writes about the legacies of June Jordan and Audre Lorde who spoke up in the face racism, sexism, and homophobia in publishing and in their communities.
This week, Salon.com teamed up with New America Media to run a series of coming out stories by LGBT youth of color and LGBT immigrant youth. Titled "Pariah Personals," the series is inspired by the recently released film "Pariah," a coming-of-age story about an African American teen named Alike, who is embracing her identity as a lesbian.
More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.