Lgbt

Breaking A Taboo: "You Are Not Alone" Documentary Spotlights Depression Among Black Gay Men

A new documentary from NAACP Image Award winner Stanley Bennett Clay and Guyanese-born double NYABJ Award winner, journalist and national gay mental health activist Antoine B.Craigwell, spotlights depression among Black men and Black gay men.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Protect Your Vote #VotingWhileTrans

Every #LGBT and ally vote is necessary this election. With marriage equality on the ballot in four states and numerous other local measures impacting LGBT families on ballots around the country, it's important for everyone to protect your right to vote.
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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.

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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.

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#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!

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