Accelerating Acceptance

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Accelerating Acceptance 2018

While the past several decades have yielded remarkable progress for the LGBTQ community in the United States, acceptance of LGBTQ people is slipping, and discrimination is increasing, in the face of attacks, bias, and erasure by the Trump administration. This is the first time the Accelerating Acceptance report has shown a drop in acceptance for LGBTQ people. 2017 has demonstrated that the path to full equality and acceptance is not guaranteed, but in the face of this erosion GLAAD will work to ensure 100% acceptance of LGBTQ people everywhere.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Accelerating Acceptance 2017

Without question, the past few decades have yielded remarkable progress for the LGBTQ community in the United States, with historic advancements achieved for both legal equality and cultural acceptance. Today, more Americans than ever before support and accept their LGBTQ family members, coworkers, and neighbors – a fact Accelerating Acceptance, now in its third iteration, reflects.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Accelerating Acceptance 2016

2015 represented an especially historic year in the movement for LGBTQ equality, with the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide. Notwithstanding the American public has grown well beyond majority status in support for marriage equality and we have reached what TIME Magazine called the “transgender tipping point,” GLAAD’s Accelerating Acceptance 2016 survey reveals that other key, yet perhaps more nuanced attitudes about LGBTQ people are lagging and the cause of Accelerating Acceptance must continue.

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