Brandiilyne Dear, a Pastor at the inclusive and welcoming Joshua Generation Metropolitan Community Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is an LGBT advocate working to accelerate acceptance in her home state of Mississippi and beyond.
After adding a rainbow filter to his business' Facebook profile picture after the Supreme Court Marriage Equality decision on Friday, one of Clinton Brentwood's clients contacted him to let him know that the client and their fiancé would no longer be using Brentwood Photography's services for their wedding because they only support marriage between a man and a woman.
This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires went to the historic Stonewall Inn to capture people's first reactions in the first twenty minutes after marriage equality became legal.
Being gay was decriminalized in China in 1997, but marriage for same-sex couples is not legal. Though their marriages will not be legally recognized in China, the city of West Hollywood welcomes these ceremonies as a symbol of marriage equality to raise awareness and foster acceptance for same-sex couples' marriages in China.