In the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando this past June, photographer Eric Schell "was at a loss for words, feelings and an understanding as to why we as a community are sometimes treated like non-humans." In response, Schell created a project titled "P.R.I.D.E. Portraits: Photographs Representing Individuals Deserving Equality".
GLAAD hosted a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "State of Change – Texas" at the Montrose Center in Houston Texas as the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.Amanda Turner is a leader of the Beaumont PFlag chapter. She is on the planning committee for the southern comfort transgender conference.
GLAAD today responded to news that the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which once protected millions of Houstonians from discrimination, was repealed through a voter referendum.
The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) has been stalled for nearly a year while opponents have sought to overturn the act. However, a judge has ruled the petition opposing HERO invalid, allowing protections for LGBT Houstonians to take effect.
On Sunday, anti-LGBT activists gathered at Grace Community Church for a rally criticizing Houston's openly gay mayor, Annise Parker, and her support for the city's recently passed non-discrimination ordinance.
Last night in Houston was an event that prominent social conservatives called "I Stand Sunday." Essentially the event, held at Houston's Grace Community Church, was a thinly veiled get-out-the-vote rally ahead of Tuesday's election, meant to inspire like-minds across the nation to show up at the polls and "take your country back."
As advances with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance attract attention from local and mainstream outlets, GLAAD urges the media to be mindful of the myths and the facts.
Today, Houston's City Council passed a non-discrimination ordinance that will protect city contracting, housing, public accommodations and private employees on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation in a vote.
There has been a lot of confusion in the transgender community about what is going on with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. Brynn Tannehill tries to clarify it for you.
GLAAD and ThinkProgress have previously published facts that counter commonly invoked myths surrounding HERO, and Media Matters has done so regarding ENDA. For your informed convenience, here's a breakdown.