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Libs of TikTok, other right-wingers lose it after X reinstates bans on misgendering, deadnaming trans people

Advocacy groups say the quiet policy change and weak enforcement mechanisms leave a lot to be desired for the safety of users on the platform formerly called Twitter.

After Nex Benedict's death, 350 LGBTQ+ groups, activists, and celebs urge Oklahoma superintendent's removal

Ryan Walters has allowed a climate of hate to thrive in Oklahoma schools, an open letter says in light of trans student Nex Benedict's death.

How GLAAD is nurturing Black queer music

GLAAD's Equity in Media and Entertainment Initiative brings together Black queer artists to provide a nurturing and supportive space for creative talent.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tells U.N. to 'go pound sand' after LGBTQ+ rights criticism

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is demonstrating his disregard for international law, despite no action being taken against Texas so far.

More than 60 religious institutions have been targeted for supporting LGBTQ+ rights: report

At least 66 incidents occurred between June 2022 and January 2024 in which a religious institution was targeted for its perceived support of LGBTQ+ people.

Oprah Winfrey and Niecy Nash-Betts to be honored at GLAAD Media Awards

The ally and the out performer will both be recognized for their visibility and activism.

New York Times continues to fail on trans issues one year after demands made

It's the anniversary of when a coalition called for an end to the paper's misleading coverage.

Why LGBTQ+ representation in video games matters more than ever: report

GLAAD has released its first report on video gaming, showing LGBTQ+ gamers find both satisfaction and some less positive consequences.

Watch the 10 LGBTQ-inclusive Super Bowl ads everybody’s talking about

While this year saw more LGBTQ-inclusive ads than last year, much of the community was underrepresented in the year’s biggest advertising television event.

Cecilia Gentili, trans activist, actress, and author, has died at 52

Gentili worked for the rights of trans people and others, and was an actress on Pose and an award-winning author.

Missouri Republican candidate burns LGBTQ+ books with flamethrower and posts the video online (exclusive)

Valentina Gomez is facing growing backlash for an incendiary stunt against LGBTQ+ books. Queer rights groups are calling her out.

80 glorious celeb pics from GLAAD, Frameline, and NewFest “Cheers, Queers” event at Sundance

Queer filmmakers gathered to discuss their work in an event sponsored by the groups.

United Nations urged to investigate Texas’ anti-LGBTQ+ legislation as ‘human rights crisis’ (exclusive)

Equality Texas, ACLU, GLAAD, and Human Rights Campaign seek global intervention in response to Texas’ systematic attack on transgender rights.

GLAAD demands Mark Zuckerberg public statement on Facebook’s anti-trans content moderation failure

Following a critical Oversight Board report on Meta’s handling of anti-trans Facebook content, GLAAD has urged the Meta CEO to address the company’s content moderation policies publicly.

Conversion therapy content is being banned by social media companies thanks to the work of LGBTQ+ group

Promoting the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy now violates several companies’ content policies. Some companies say it's thanks to GLAAD's recommendations and research.

LGBTQ+ people ‘are not going anywhere’ says GLAAD CEO ahead of Emmy Awards honor

The advocacy group will be honored during Monday’s televised awards show.

Don Lemon announces new show on X amid platform’s LGBTQ+ safety concerns

The former CNN star will debut The Don Lemon Show on X, navigating a platform increasingly criticized for harmful rhetoric and declining safety for LGBTQ+ users.

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Kansas City media misgender trans murder victim springing LGBTQ+ advocates to action

After public outcry, local news outlets corrected the story, highlighting the importance of accurate reporting about transgender victims of crime.

Spoutible joins Discord & Post to safeguard LGBTQ+ users, forbids misgendering and deadnaming

The social media platform announced a comprehensive policy update focused on protecting transgender individuals, enforcing strict measures against misgendering and deadnaming.

No, transgender and nonbinary people are not frequently mass shooters

In the wake of a tragic mass shooting in Iowa, conservatives and far-right extremists have falsely peddled the claim that the LGBTQ+ community is dangerous, but data refutes that claim.