Elliot Page, Oscar Nominated Star Of 'Juno,' 'Inception' And More, Comes Out As TransgenderIn a powerful social media post, Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, wrote "My joy is real, but it is also fragile."
Spirit Day: Please Wear Purple To Help Take Stand Against Bullying Of LGBTQ YouthAccording to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, 7 out of 10 LGBTQ students experience harassment while at school and more than half of them report feeling unsafe.
Gay Coronavirus Survivor Decries Policy Barring Blood Plasma Donation Due To Sexual Activity With His HusbandLGBTQ advocacy group GLAAD believes this is an issue of stigma that dates back to the '80s during the HIV/AIDS crisis. The organization is petitioning to have what it calls a discriminatory ban lifted.
Madonna Honored With GLAAD Award For LGBTQ AdvocacyThe 60-year-old pop icon turned heads as she walked to her table at the Hilton Midtown in New York on Saturday night, before taking the stage to celebrate her three decades of advocacy work in the LGBTQ community.
Au Bon Pain To 'Limit' Wi-Fi Filtering After Blocks On Abortion, Gay Rights SitesThe Au Bon Pain sandwich chain responded Tuesday to complaints that it blocked its wi-fi users from accessing pro-choice and gay rights sites.
A&E Reinstates 'Duck Dynasty' Star Following Controversy Over Gay RemarksThe media company released a statement Friday reiterating its disapproval of "Duck Dynasty" cast member Phil Robertson's remarks regarding homosexuality in the January edition of GQ magazine.
Annual Spirit Day Aimed At Ending Anti-LGBT BullyingJames Clementi, whose younger brother Tyler killed himself after being spied on during a sexual encounter in his Rutgers University dorm room, said Spirit Day is important.
Jason Collins Becomes 1st Active Male Athlete In 4 Major American Pro Sports To Come Out"I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport," Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. "But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation."
Blue Jays' Escobar Suspended 3 Games For Displaying Homophobic Slur On Eye-BlackToronto shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games Tuesday by the Blue Jays for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish during a game last weekend.
Fierce Internal Pressure May Lead Boy Scouts Of America To Drop Ban On GaysThe U.S. Supreme Court decided years ago the Boy Scouts of America has the right to keep gays out because it's a private organization. However, it also has the right to change its mind.
NHL: Evidence Of Simmonds Slur Against Rangers' Avery LackingFlyers forward Wayne Simmonds won't spend time in the NHL's penalty box. The league Tuesday night they don't have conclusive evidence he directed a homophobic slur at Rangers agitator Sean Avery.
GLAAD Calls For Wayne Simmonds Apology For Anti-Gay Slur Uttered Toward Sean AveryThe Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is calling for Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds to apologize for a slur he appeared to utter toward Sean Avery of the New York Rangers.
Facebook Works To Remove Anti-Gay Hate Speech