How you can help the Ali Forney Center, the LGBT homeless youth center destroyed by Hurricane Sandy
GLAAD is asking our supporters to make a gift to the Ali Forney Center this week. You can donate $10 to the Ali Forney Center by texting GLAAD to 80888 and following instructions. All of the money raised through November 8 will be donated to the Ali Forney Center.
GLSEN 2011 National School Climate Survey: Improvement, but still more progress needed
GLSEN released its 2011 National School Climate Survey today, and, while LGBT students are faring better than they have in the past, there is still a lot of room for improvement.
Transgender Teen Launches School-Change Campaign
Cleveland's WMMS Takes Action After 'Corrective Rape' Suggestion
After GLAAD and community members and allies reached out, Cleveland's WMMS Radio has taken important steps to tell its audience that the comments made last week by radio host Dominic Dieter were grossly inappropriate, and to ensure that incidents like this do not happen again.
"Pariah Personals" Feature Coming Out Stories By Youth of Color
This week, Salon.com teamed up with New America Media to run a series of coming out stories by LGBT youth of color and LGBT immigrant youth. Titled "Pariah Personals," the series is inspired by the recently released film "Pariah," a coming-of-age story about an African American teen named Alike, who is embracing her identity as a lesbian.
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Cites GLAAD in Bullying Report to Congress and the President
The United States Commission on Civil Rights has recently delivered a report to Congress and the President titled "Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response," assessing the impact of bullying and violence in schools.