Immigration

“I have a complicated relationship with my hometown”: Bisexuals+ share their #SouthernStories for #BiWeek

Sofia, a bisexual Latina woman, says of southern Texas, “The culture is beautiful and rich and there’s something so comforting about seeing the big ol’ 10 gallon hats, with the big ol’ belt buckles, and the sound of music playing…At the same time, I wish it was a little bit different. I wish that we could come here [and] not be afraid for our safety.”

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GLAAD @ Work: Trans Awareness Week, Ty Herndon comes out, Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia, 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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All Access: Yenny, a Latina immigrant in the LGBT community, talks immigration reform

GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, Yenny, a Latina immigrant in the LGBT community, sat down with GLAAD to talk about immigration reform and how it affects her family.

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All Access: Inmigrante Latina y LGBT habla de la inmigración y temas LGBT

GLAAD: All Access es una serie de videos de GLAAD en la cual entrevistamos los protagonistas de las noticias, las personas que forman parte de los hechos culturales que son más exitosos y las personas que están haciendo una diferencia. Esta semana, entrevisté a Yenny, quien habló de ser una inmigrante Latina y parte de la comunidad LGBT. Yenny es parte de la organización United We Dream y la organización QUIP (Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project.) Vea a continuación!

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Tiq Milan talks #FreeMarichuy on MSNBC

GLAAD's Tiq Milan joined Jose Diaz Balart to speake with Ronan Farrow about immigration reform, focusing specifically on Marichuy Leal Gamino, whose sexual assault at an ICE detention facility has demonstrated the widespread abuse faced by undocumented LGBT people.

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Petition launched to #FreeMarichuy, a trans immigration detainee raped in custody

Activists and advocates are calling for the release of a transgender woman of color after she was raped by her cell mate at an immigration detention center in Arizona.

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Wall Street Journal strikes again, claims LGBT asylum seekers have 'inside track'

For the second time in as many weeks, the Wall Street Journal has erred on covering LGBT issues, particularly transgender issues. Most recently in an article about asylum seekers from Honduras, writer Joel Millman paints a picture of an easy pipeline to asylum that unfairly favors LGBT applicants. The article trivializes the risk to LGBT people, writing “In some ways there's no better time to be gay in Honduras.”

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VIDEO: Limited Partnership follows the story of a binational gay couple married in 1975

Thankfully, we can learn from our history and ultimately shape the way we regard our future. One such documentary, Limited Partnership, details Richard Adams's and Anthony Sullivan's relationship and their inspiring commitment to achieve marriage equality in the United States.

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May 9, 2014

Colin Higgins Foundation awards outstanding LGBTQ youth with Youth Courage Award

The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced the award winners of the Youth Courage awards, who will go on to receive a $10,000 grant and a trip to LA Pride.

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Snapshots: LGBT Latino community, rallying for imprisoned trans teen, training about TRUVADA, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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