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Washington, D.C., January 16, 2015 – The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to review a federal appeals court decision upholding Michigan’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples. By granting the petition filed by Michigan couple April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the Court will be considering Michigan’s ban …
At GLAD, we dream big and work hard to make those dreams a reality. One of our many dreams for LGBTQ youth is to get unaccompanied homeless LGBTQ youth out of the streets and into stable, long-term housing by providing welcoming, safe, and LGBTQ culturally competent housing program options.
[A]pproximately 40% of homeless youth nationwide identify as LGBTQ.
Earlier this month, the … Read More →
When I was younger I played on a baseball team, and like all athletes, sometimes we made mistakes. I used to get really upset whenever this happened. But then my coach recommended a strategy for dealing with my frustrations. Whenever I made an error, he told me to pretend I was shutting a door on it.
This week is GLSEN’s No Name-Calling Week and all over the country students, teachers, coaches, … Read More →
Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014
The Spirit of Justice
Meet six inspirational people who are furthering the fight for equal justice for the LGBT community and people living with HIV:
John “Longjones” Wambere, who made the heartbreakingly difficult decision to seek asylum in the U.S. so that his critical advocacy for his LGBTQI community in Uganda … Read More →