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National LGBTQ organizations propose stamps honoring LGBTQ trailblazers

National LGBTQ organizations propose stamps honoring LGBTQ trailblazers
The United States' oldest LGBTQ organization, the International Imperial Court System (IICS) of the United States, Canada, and Mexico (founded in 1965); and the oldest LGBTQ civil rights organization, the National LGBTQ Task Force (founded in 1973), have launched a national campaign asking the US Post Office Department to issue stamps honoring LGBTQ icons and trailblazers Bayard Rustin, Marsh

Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act

Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act – historic, comprehensive federal legislation to ban discrimination against LGBTQ Americans – with a bipartisan majority vote of 224-206.

President Biden signs executive order enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform

President Biden signs executive order enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform

President Biden signed an Executive Order on Monday that sets the policy that all Americans who are qualified to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States should be able to serve.  The All-Volunteer Force thrives when it is composed of diverse Americans who can meet the rigorous standards for military service, and an inclusive military strengthens our national security.

Check out GLAAD's Where We Are on TV now

Check out GLAAD's Where We Are on TV now

Over the past year, television has played an even bigger role in many of our lives than ever, and more people are turning to their screens for entertainment and connection in hard times. We at GLAAD know how important it is for meaningful LGBTQ stories to be told on screens.

GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN's longtime executive director Eliza Byard announced in an e-mail message today that she will be stepping down from her role on March 1, 2021. See her full letter below.

Dear Community,

Happy 60th Birthday, RuPaul!

Happy 60th Birthday, RuPaul!

RuPaul Andre Charles, the legendary drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, and television personality turns 60 years old today!

Born and raised right here in San Diego, RuPaul eventually ended up in Atlanta, GA before settling in New York City ... and the rest is history.

New honorees named for National LGBTQ Wall of Honor

New honorees named for National LGBTQ Wall of Honor
During last year’s 50th anniversary celebrations of the Stonewall Riots, the oldest LGBTQ organization in North America, The International Imperial Court System of the U.S.A, Canada and Mexico, established in 1965, and the oldest national LGBTQ advocacy organization, the National LGBTQ Task Force, established in 1973, dedicated the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the historic Stonewall Inn in

Local community groups to host virtual Decision Day Rally & Town Hall

Local community groups to host virtual Decision Day Rally & Town Hall

Today, in a landmark 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States held that employment discrimination against transgender and gay people violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, giving federal employment protections to transgender and gay people.