Hetrick-Martin Institute

GLAAD @ Work: #spiritday, LGBT immigrants, anti-bullying in the African-American community, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
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VIDEO: LGBT youth share stories with GLAAD about being bullied

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:

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Billy Bean, the Yankees, and at-risk LGBT youth give each other hope

Yesterday, former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean partnered with the New York Yankees to meet with LGBT youth in Manhattan.

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GLAAD Q&A: Wade Davis Discusses Being Black and Gay In Professional Sports

As part of our ongoing effort to honor LGBT African-Americans making history, GLAAD sat down with Wade Davis, the former professional football player, to discusses what it was like to play professional football still in the closet. He also discusses what he is doing currently to help combat homophobia in sports and what he wishes his legacy will be as one of the first professional football players to have come out.

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Youth to Azealia Banks: Anti-gay slurs are harmful

Students from the Hetrick-Martin Institute shared their thoughts on the use of anti-gay slurs with GLAAD, after bisexual rapper Azaelia Banks used the word fa**ot on Twitter, then defended her use of it by saying she meant 'someone who acts like a woman.'

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