by Ross Murray - GLAAD Director of News and Faith Initiatives
Nicholas Coppola, the Catholic man stripped of all volunteer duties after he married his husband, has launched a Change.org petition, inviting Cardinal Timothy Dolan to dinner and conversation about the relationship between the Roman Catholic hierarchy and LGBT people.
The Arizona Daily Wildcat, the student-run daily newspaper at the University of Arizona, has issued an apology and fired the cartoonist after publishing an editorial cartoon that critics said advocated violence against LGBT people.
The removal of the show comes after a campaign that included 18 months of sustained effort from GLAAD and NHMC, during which dozens of organizations and thousands of individuals were mobilized, many via a petition at Change.org.
Random thoughts about Jamey Rodemeyer's family, ousted Scout leader Jennifer Tyrell, Chaz Bono and his two moms Cher and Mary Bono Mack, Josh Hutcherson, Maureen Walsh, and the candid speech by GLAAD's new president Herndon Graddick.
by Rich Ferraro - Director of Communications, GLAAD
Tracey Gold spoke out in support of the LGBT community after her 1980s TV brother Kirk Cameron told CNN's Piers Morgan that being gay is "unnatural," "detrimental," and "ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization."