Laurie Higgins

Michigan AG relegates one anti-LGBT brief to birdcage—but is it all that different?

Bill Schuette, the Republican Attorney General for the state of Michigan, has publicly denounced a group called Traditionalist Youth Network for an amicus brief it filed against marriage equality. But what is really astounding is just how run-of-the-mill this brief really is.

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August 26, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SRI, Wentworth Miller, and Chelsea Manning

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Teacher applies GLAAD CAP in exchange with Laurie Higgins. You can too!

A seemingly exhausted and exasperated public school teacher who had been going back and forth with Illinois activist Laurie Higgins did what more people should do. He instructed Ms. Higgins to examine her GLAAD Commentator Accountability Project profile.

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Programming note: Illinois' top marriage equality opponent shows true agenda

Beginning tonight and continuing throughout next week, viewers across the Chicagoland area will get a chance to watch

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What's Cardinal George really en'COURAGE'ing? Illinois media should ask.

Chicago's Cardinal Francis George is getting much media attention for a letter to parishioners in which he condemns civil marriage equality for same-gender couples in the state of Illinois. But there's another element to this story that deserves the same amount of media attention.

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New York Times Quotes Extreme Anti-LGBT Activist Without Telling Readers Who She Is

Laurie Higgins is an extremely vehement opponent of LGBT rights. But how did The New York Times cite the IFI and Laurie in a Christmas weekend article covering the fight for marriage equality in Illinois? See for yourself.

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