Tag Archives: lgbt

Video: A Transgender Child’s Letter to the World

Jazz Jennings was born and spent the first few years of her life living as a male. At the age of six, she and her family began filming a series of videos about her growing up as a transgender child....

Video: Born This Way – A Documentary About Transgender

Born This Way is a mini-documentary that explores the ideas and misconceptions regarding gender and specifically transgender that are common in everyday society. The Born This Way Youtube page states: “Everyone has a gender; it is a thing affects everything...

Trailer: ‘This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids’ by ULIVE

This Is a Show For Parents of Gay Kids is dedicated exclusively toward helping parents understand their LGBTQ kids. “Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo answer the many questions they were receiving from parents whose children had recently come out to...

Supermarket Guard Tells Lesbian Couple To Stop Kissing, Flash Mob Ensues

A 22-year-old student from the University of Sussex, in England, was shopping for groceries at Sainsbury’s in Brighton last Sunday when she gave her girlfriend a tiny kiss. The next thing Annabelle Paige knew, a security guard told her to...

Go Purple: GLAAD Presents #spiritday On Oct 16, 2014

Go purple to stand against bullying on October 16th for #spiritday ! Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth! Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and...

The Story of Oct 11th, National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an internationally-observed day of awareness established to inclusively celebrate those who openly identify as a gender identity or sexuality minority. The day is observed annually on October 11th by the LGBTQ+ community and it’s...

Mother of Trans 7-Year-Old Shares Her Child’s Story

Nicki Sullivan says her 7-year-old child, born a male, has always identified internally as a female. After seeking advice and support from GLSEN.org (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network), last Monday Nicki’s son Eli attended school for the very first...

‘Who We Become’ Documentary Sheds Light On Trans Community

A new documentary is set to examine many of the challenges transgender individuals face after coming to terms with their identity. Produced in partnership with New York’s Bronx Documentary Center, “Who We Become” introduces us to Jace, a transgender man...

New Canadian Cheerios Campaign Sheds Positive Light on Same-Sex Couples & Family

In its latest move to show its support of the LGBT community, General Mills is launching a new Cheerios campaign in Canada beginning with a television ad featuring a male same-sex couple and their adopted daughter. According to Marketing magazine,...

Revisiting Cyndi Lauper’s New York Residence for Homeless LGBT Youth

In 2011, Singer Cyndi Lauper orchestrated and collaborated with the non-profit West End Intergenerational Residence, to raise funds for the first shelter for homeless LGBT youth in New York City. The True Colors Residence (the name based on her 1986...

Event: LGBT Mormons & Third Annual Conference of Affirmation, Mexico City

Leaders of Affirmation – LGBT Mormons, Families and Friends in Mexico will be hosting the Third Annual Conference of Affirmation Mexico, which will be held from November 14th through 16th at El Ejecutivo Hotel in Colonia Juarez, Mexico City. The...

Event: The Miss Gay America 2015 Pageant – Nashville, TN

The Miss Gay America 2015 Pageant will be held on October 8th through the 12th, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee. From the MGA website: “Each year at the national competition, the contestants complete four stressful days of competition. Categories of competition...

Freedom to Marry Launches New Television Spot: ‘It’s Time for Marriage’

Beginning this Sunday, a new national television advertisement by Freedom to Marry will begin airing on morning network news programs in Washington, D.C. The 30 second ad states, “One nation, indivisible – except if you’re gay. In 19 states, gay...

UN Rights Council Passes Landmark Resolution on Anti-Gay Bias

“(Geneva) – The UN Human Rights Council resolution passed on September 26, 2014, to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a critically important achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human...