New Jersey

NJ judge to "ex-gay" programs: Being LGBT is not a disorder

Today, a New Jersey judge ruled that so-called "ex-gay" programs can't represent that being LGBT is a disorder in marketing materials. This is a part of a lawsuit that "ex-gay" survivors and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) have against the Jewish "ex-gay" program, Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH).

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Transgender teen ensured she is welcome at her New Jersey school

A transgender teen from New Jersey and her mother have been working to make sure she will return to school safely in September with her gender identity respected.

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What you need to know about the state of marriage equality

Indisputably, change is a constant force that ceaselessly shapes us as a society: Change makes the tides rise and the leaves turn color; Change brings life into the world and it takes life away. It freed the slaves in our country and gave women the right to vote. And, pretty soon, change will bring marriage equality to all couples.

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April 17, 2014

Middle School play dealing with bullying and acceptance to be performed in New Jersey

Robt Seda-Schreiber, a middle school teacher in East Windsor, New Jersey and his students are performing a one-act play dealing with bullying and acceptance of diversity.

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Chris Christie to trans people: No birth certificates without surgery

In addition to the recent "Bridgegate," he vetoed a bill today that would have allowed transgender residents of New Jersey to receive updated birth certificates accurately reflecting their gender identity, rather than their assigned gender.

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October 25, 2013

New Jersey Marriage Equality advocates pursue state law reinforcing court's decision

New Jersey lawmakers are now deciding what needs to be done to pass a law reinforcing the trial court's decision on marriage equality.

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Snapshots: Miss Universe in Russia, TransAdvocate, Illinois, Universal Studios, and more

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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What's next for the movement? Hangout with GLAAD, Google+, BuzzFeed, & more to discuss

GLAAD and Google+ will be hosting a Hangout this week to discuss the recent win for marriage equality in New Jersey and what it means for the LGBT movement.

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