The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Get the latest on the SPLC lawsuit challenging DOMA and discrimination in Veteran Affairs.
The Gay and Lesbian Advicates & Defender's challenge to the constitutionality of DOMA, Gill v. O.P.M., is likely to be heard at the United States Supreme Court in the 2012-2013 session. Find out more about the case legal observers have called a "game-changer" in the drive to knock out DOMA.
From winning the freedom to marry to defending domestic partnership benefits and securing parent-child relationships, Lambda Legal protects same-sex couples and their families through a broad range of litigation, education and advocacy strategies. Learn more about how Lambda Legal's National Marriage Project works to protect the rights of parents and children.
Change.org's mission is to build an international network of people empowered to fight for what's right locally, nationally, and globally. Learn about Change.org petitions to make sports more LGBT inclusive and sign on to support the cause.
In 2003, Jeff Sheng began a photography project called “Fearless,” documenting high school and collegiate LGBT athletes who are “out” to their predominantly straight teammates and coaches. Since then, he has photographed over 130 athletes across the United States and Canada. View “Fearless” online.
Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project's mission is to assist K-12 schools in creating and maintaining an athletic and physical education climate that isbased on the core principles of respect, safety and equal access for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Launched by wrestling champ and straight ally Hudson Taylor, Athlete Ally is a sports resource encouraging all individuals involved in sports to respect every member of their communities, regardless of perceived or actual sexual-orientation or gender identity or expression, and to lead others in doing the same.