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From Meta to X, most major social media companies are failing LGBTQ+ users: GLAAD

Most of the top social media companies got an 'F' grade on GLAAD’s 2024 Social Media Safety Index. Of the major platforms, TikTok was the only one to pass with a dismal D+ grade.

Harrison Butker’s ‘inaccurate, ill-informed and woefully out of step' sexist speech is fact-checked by GLAAD

LGBTQ+ media advocacy group GLAAD issued a fact-check calling out some of the false and misleading things the ultra-conservative Kansas City Chiefs player said during a graduation ceremony.

More Than 50 of Our Favorite LGBTQ+ Moms

Our community's out moms could use some more visibility — and a big thank you too.

Nonbinary 17-year-old killed two years after being reported missing

River Nevaeh Goddard was reported missing in April 2022, when they were 15 years old.

Uganda used the U.S. Supreme Court's anti-abortion ruling to outlaw being LGBTQ+

Uganda's highest court cited the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson ruling in their decision to uphold a law criminalizing same-sex relationships.

University of South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says she supports transgender athletes in women's sports

"If you consider yourself a woman and you want to play sports...you should be able to play," Staley said.

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Outrage after Oklahoma prosecutor declines charges in Nex Benedict bullying death

Adocates and community members are outraged that Stephen Kunzweiler, the Tulsa County district attorney, has decided not to pursue criminal charges in the death of the transgender teen.

District attorney won't bring charges in Nex Benedict's death, calls fight 'mutual combat'

The Tulsa County DA pointed to the state medical examiner's finding of suicide and said the fight the day before the trans student's death "was an instance of mutual combat."

GLAAD urges action over Meta’s ongoing neglect of moderating anti-trans hate

The LGBTQ+ advocacy group is criticizing Meta for continuing to allow anti-trans content on its platforms without effective moderation.

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.

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.

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.

Advocate, Out nominated for 2024 GLAAD Media Awards along with biggest queer films and tv of the year

The Advocate's Christopher Wiggins also scored a nomination for Outstanding Online Journalism Article.

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.

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.

Post, the Social Media Company, Is Being Praised for Protecting LGBTQ+ Users From Bigots

Post’s inclusive policies and Discord’s protective measures contrast sharply with X’s backslide and Meta’s moderation struggles, highlighting the evolving battle for LGBTQ+ safety in social media.

Transphobic Republican Debate Condemned as 'Failure of Leadership and of Journalism' by GLAAD

The LGBTQ+ group is denouncing the misinformation spread by most of the candidates and one moderator.

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill Limiting Pronouns and Names Despite Going by His Own Chosen Name

Advocates criticized the breathtaking hypocrisy of Cruz’s Safeguarding Honest Speech Act for its potential harm to the LGBTQ+ community and pointed out the irony in his own name choice.