Posts by Nicole Torres

Ahead of trial, rally for justice for Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin

November 12, 2014
On Friday November 14, 2014 there will be a Rally Against hate crimes to support Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin. Bring your signs your rainbow flags and help support the two victims. Read More

October 29, 2014

GLAAD launches new "Southern Stories" program at GLAAD Atlanta

GLAAD Southern Stories will elevate the experiences of LGBT people in six of the nation's southern states. The initiative amplifies stories of LGBT people thriving in the South, ongoing discrimination, as well as the everyday indignities endured by LGBT people who simply wish to live the lives they love, including stories of family, stories of faith, stories of sports, and stories of patriotismRead More

October 22, 2014

Florida cities to the state: Let marriage equality begin

Tampa, St, Petersburg, Orlando, and Miami Beach all file joint amicus Brief in support of the plaintiffs suing for same-sex marriage. Many popular LGBT towns are also joining to show their support Wilton Manors, Biscayne Park which is in Miami-Dade County, also the government of Broward County who had approved a same-sex marriage resolution in June. Read More

October 22, 2014

Los Angeles schools get LGBT affirmation district wide for #spiritday

The most important part of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual worldwide stand against anti-LGBT bullying, is youth. This year, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) set the bar high for getting students and the folks who work with them to go purple. Read More

October 15, 2014

Man uses Facebook to plan Tahlequah, Oklahoma's first Pride event

Carden Crow and his spouse Shronn just wanted to have a picnic one day with all their friends, since they weren’t going to be around for the Tulsa pride parade. Little did they know that there fifteen-person picnic would turn into an event with over 600 attendees . Read More

October 15, 2014

Transgender girl builds up courage and comes out on Facebook

Mey Rude is a transgender woman. She proudly came out in October 2012 and has never felt happier. Mey's whole life, she never felt like "one of the guys" and always felt uncomfortable being treated like she was a boy. This was a really big step for her because not only did she come out to herself, but she came out on social media as well to let the world know hwho she is.Read More
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