Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. At the 50th anniversary March on Washington civil rights leaders and public officials speaking to commemorate the event highlighted the struggles for equality that all minorities and marginalized people, including the LGBT community, still face.
This afternoon the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit lifted its stay of the Federal District Court decision that found Proposition 8 unconstitutional. The plaintiffs who successfully challenged California’s Proposition 8 in Hollingsworth v. Perry, including Plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, will be the first to marry
In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" or DOMA and restored marriage equality in California. Celebrities took to Twitter this week to share their excitement and celebrate marriage equality.
Next Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Celebrities such as Tegan and Sara, Jersey Shore's Snooki and Sammi and GLAAD's Wilson Cruz tweeted out their support for equality in the Boy Scouts. Look out for more in the coming week leading up to the vote on Thursday.
WNBA Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner accepted a Special Recognition Award from GLAAD's Wilson Cruz at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco. Brittney spoke about coming out to her mom in ninth grade.
Wilson Cruz, GLAAD's National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer, spoke at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday. Cruz commented GLAAD's ongoing relevance in the lives of LGBT people and recognized the important work that still needs to be done.
On Saturday night the Imperial Court of New York honored GLAAD at their seminal event, Night of a Thousand Gowns. The event raised money for the critical and culture-changing work of GLAAD through fashion, song, and more sequins than can be counted.