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Allison Palmer, GLAAD's former Vice President of Campaigns and Programs, worked closely with Facebook as the social networking site prepared to greatly expand users' gender identity options. This week, she reflected on the significance of this development in an op-ed for The Advocate's website.
ABC News' Susan Donaldson James talked to Alok Vaid-Menon, a gender non-conforming staff member at the Audre Lorde Project about the significance of Facebook's new custom gender field options for users.
Facebook announced today that they will now offer a custom gender field for transgender and gender nonconforming people.
This Thursday, Seattle-based legal advice site Avvo.com will be hosting a live Facebook Q&A event on immigration benefits for same sex couples after the latest DOMA ruling.
Now, during LGBT Pride month, Facebook users can show that they are "feeling pride" which displays a rainbow icon.
This week, someone created a game titled, "Call of Taburetka" in which players control a flying Christian Orthodox priest who throws stools at flying gay men, lesbians with rainbow flags, and even the evacuation buses used in Tbilisi. The game was featured on Facebook, but has since been taken down.
Yesterday was the last day to file amicus briefs for the upcoming Supreme Court hearings on both the so-called 'Defen
GLAAD, as a member of Facebook's Network of Support, regularly works with the company to offer information and resources to address issues that are important to the LGBT community.
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