New Marriage Equality Laws Projected to Boost State Economies by $166M
The historic votes on marriage equality in Maine, Maryland and Washington not only extended marriage rights to same-sex couples, but will add a significant amount of capital to the economies of those states, according to a new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA Law.
Guest Post: Transgender Veterans and Their Gender Markers
Despite the lifting of the so-called 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy, transgender veterans still face challenges receiving proper acknowledgement and treatment for their service. In this post, transgender veteran Autumn Sandeen shares her trailblazing story about being among the first to update her gender marker with the VA.
Submit Your Photo to A Day in Gay America
The Advocate is asking for submissions to include in their upcoming photo essay titled “A Day in Gay America,” which aims to capture the rich diversity in the everyday lives of LGBT Americans.
Protect Your Vote #VotingWhileTrans
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans Calls for LGBT Equal Rights
In recognition of National Coming Out Day,the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) released a statement affirming support for LGBT equality, including: marriage equality, employment and student non-discrimination, and LGBT-inclusive health care.
Remembering Matthew Shepard
Matthew’s death changed the way people viewed and talked about LGBT people, and eventually led to the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a federal law against bias-motivated crimes targeting LGBT people, among others.
#SpiritDay: 19 Days of Action to stand up to bullying - Day 12
Support LGBT youth and stand against bullying! When you text PURPLE to 80888, you are supporting the important work GLAAD, GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day!
Two Nights of ‘Quinceañera Times 2' with Monica Palacios
Two Nights of ‘Queer Chicana Soul’ with Monica Palacios
Happy National Voter Registration Day! Register with the help of GLAAD #925nvrd
September 25th is National Voter Registration Day and GLAAD has partnered with HeadCount to make it easier for everyone to register to vote!