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Now that you've gone purple using GLAAD's #SpiritDay tool, tell your favorite celebrities to do the same!
After announcing that she supports marriage equality, singer Carrie Underwood has come under fire from some fans.
In an interview with U.K.'s The Independent, Underwood said, "As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love, and want to marry. I can't imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love."
Following an incredibly exploitative piece in the New York Times about the death of transgender woman Lorena Escalera in a fire this past weekend, and the newspaper’s subsequent refusal to acknowledge the true problems with their story, transgender advocates and allies have generated a powerful response asserting the immense hurt felt by so many over this coverage.
On Thursday, Fox News Reporter Monica Crowley tweeted a homophobic remark regarding the announcement that Georgetown Law School student, birth control advocate, and Rush Limbaugh target Sandra Fluke is engaged.
To commemorate the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) Day of Silence, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and allies worked to raise awareness about anti-LGBT bullying by not speaking. You can see some of the media coverage of the Day of Silence below.
Have no fear if you missed GLAAD’s New Media Training Institute at the Creating Change conference, Leone Kraus was there live-tweeting the whole thing.
After GLAAD reached out, Jojo Simmons, son of the legendary Rev. Run, removed the anti-transgender and anti-gay tweets from his timeline.
GLAAD is officially a finalist in the 5th Annual Mashable Awards! Please help us by voting for GLAAD for "Must-Follow Non-Profit on Social Media" at http://on.mash.to/tlPnGP
In addition to attending an event in honor of the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, GLAAD encourages transgender individuals, as well as families, friends, and allies to help raise awareness about this important day through social media.