Overwhelming Support for Joseph Amodeo’s Efforts to Help LGBT Youth
High School Student Personally Delivers "Bully" Petition to MPAA
Katy Butler came all the way from Ann Arbor, MI to deliver a message to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) this morning and with her she brought the support of over 200,000 people from around the world. Katy started a petition on change.org after hearing the movie Bully received an R rating from the MPAA and the film’s distributor lost its appeal to lower the rating to PG-13.
International LGBT Group Reports Father's Attempt to Institutionalize Transgender Child
According to the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organization (IGLYO), an 11-year-old transgender girl in Germany is under threat of being institutionalized on the basis of her gender identity.
Ask Pepperdine University to Recognize LGBT Student Club
At Pepperdine University, administrators have refused to officially recognize the school's only LGBT club, Reach OUT. Members of the club have started a petition on Change.org in hopes of persuading university officials to reconsider this discriminatory policy.
GLAAD Joins Ricky Martin in Urging Puerto Rican Lawmakers to Stop Anti-LGBT Amendment
The Puerto Rican Senate approved a provision to their penal code that would eliminate protections for LGBT people from their hate crimes law. Change.org currently has a petition urging the Puerto Rico House of Representatives to stop the amendment. GLAAD joins Ricky Martin in urging people to sign the petition.