After 2013's SCOTUS ruling that struck down parts of the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA), 2014 saw great advancement for marriage equality in the United States as fifteen more states became places where same-sex couples can legally marry. Read more about the states that made marriage equality the law of the land this year below.
VIDEO: "We don't know what to expect." Matthew Shepard's parents take film to Russia
In 1998, Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered. The film, Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, tells his story. Matthew's parents sat down with GLAAD before screening the film in Russia.
GLAAD's Acting President, Dave Montez, reflects on GLAAD's role on anti-LGBT violence, from Matthew Shepard's murder to today.
As part of a national conversation about anti-gay bullying and harassment, parents and students are standing up to say there is no room for dangerous bullying behavior in our schools. Students should be able to have relationships of trust and mutual respect with their guidance counselors, something that ex-coach Pat Lynch clearly violated with his reckless decision to distribute the “Hurt Feelings Report.”