The Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox lit the iconic Empire State Building purple for Spirit Day. This is the first time that the world's most famous office building went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying.
The Hetrick-Martin Institute is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of LGBT youth. GLAAD visited its location in downtown New York City and interviewed LGBT young people about being bullied. They shared their experiences with bullying and how bullying has affected their lives. Watch the video below and see their personal stories:
GLAAD interviewed Charleston County Councilwoman Colleen Condon minutes after Colleen and her fiancee Nichols Bleckley filled out a marriage license form and pay their $70 fee and received the first same sex marriage license to be granted in Charleston County.
During the 11th annual Advertising Week, GLAAD, Omnicom Group, and Ketel One Vodka presented AMPLIFIED: LGBT Voices in Advertising to celebrate this year's groundbreaking LGBT-inclusive advertising at the Microsoft Stage in Times Square.
GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) today unveiled “In Focus: Faith, LGBT People, & the Midterm Elections,” a groundbreaking resource guide that empowers journalists to challenge anti-LGBT talking heads who mask bias as a ‘tenet of faith.’