Check out photos and stories from the Students Against Hate rallies, where university students & locals across Texas rallied and spoke out against anti-LGBTQ bills in the Texas state legislature.
“The possibility of having someone draw a gun on me because they think I’m in the wrong bathroom is really terrifying.”
Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Janelle Monae, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lawrence, Sia, Troye Sivan, and Laverne Cox are among the many artists standing up for LGBTQ Texans.
Four years after surviving an execution-style shooting and sexual assault, Kristene Chapa has received a verdict in the trial of her alleged attacker
“I have a complicated relationship with my hometown”: Bisexuals+ share their #SouthernStories for #BiWeek
Sofia, a bisexual Latina woman, says of southern Texas, “The culture is beautiful and rich and there’s something so comforting about seeing the big ol’ 10 gallon hats, with the big ol’ belt buckles, and the sound of music playing…At the same time, I wish it was a little bit different. I wish that we could come here [and] not be afraid for our safety.”
In the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando this past June, photographer Eric Schell "was at a loss for words, feelings and an understanding as to why we as a community are sometimes treated like non-humans." In response, Schell created a project titled "P.R.I.D.E. Portraits: Photographs Representing Individuals Deserving Equality".
GLAAD wrapped up the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas with a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" at the Aquí Estamos Conference in McAllen, Texas
GLAAD hosted a sneak peek preview and round table discussion of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary, "GLAAD Presents: State of Change – Texas" for local LGBT youth at the Dream Home in Edinburg, Texas, a home that provides emergency housing for dacamented students who are homeless or have been abused by their families. This is the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.
GLAAD hosted a sneak peek clip of GLAAD's upcoming mini-documentary "State of Change – Texas" at the Montrose Center in Houston Texas as the latest stop on the Southern Stories Summer Tour of Texas.Amanda Turner is a leader of the Beaumont PFlag chapter. She is on the planning committee for the southern comfort transgender conference.
During #SouthernStories tour of Texas GLAAD releases latest guidebook for reporting on Texas LGBT community
Today, GLAAD released the latest in the Southern Stories media resource guides, "Southern Stories: A Guide for Reporting on LGBT people in Texas" as a part of its Southern Stories series. This guidebook will serve as a resource for journalists and media outlets reporting on the LGBT community and surrounding issues in the state of Texas.