This weekend, three different forums put a focus on the export of homophobia. Take a look and share widely, so others understand the connection between US-based anti-LGBT activists and draconian laws popping up in countries around the world.
In 2012, quite a few famous faces came out as allies of the LGBT community to tremendous effect. Here are ten of our favorite notable quotes from celebrities and public figures that spoke up for LGBT equality in 2012.
In an interview with NBC's Meet the Press, Vice President Joe Biden spoke on the impact of the media in buiding support for marriage equality, and also voiced his own support for equal marriage protections.