Posts by Rich Ferraro, Chief Communications Officer


Jodie Foster Speaks Out at Golden Globe Awards

Jodie Foster accepted the Cecil B. Demille Award during the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards and spoke about her coming out.Read More

GLAAD Miami Council Launches Thanks to Real Housewives Star Marysol Patton, Transgender Model Lauren Foster and Film Producer Sarah Arison

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Co-Chairs Lauren Foster, Marysol Patton (pictured above) and Sarah Arison, GLAAD has launched a volunteer leadership council in Miami.

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Merck Foundation Suspends Funding to Boy Scouts of America until Ban on Gay Scouts And Leaders Ends

The Merck Foundation became the latest corporate leader to speak out against the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gay scouts and scout leaders. The Merck Foundation announced that it will suspend all funding to the BSA and will consider funding the organization again when the BSA ends the discriminatory ban.

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Stop Uganda's "Kill the Gays Bill"

Yesterday, the Ugandan Parliament added a bill to its schedule that would sentence LGBT people in Uganda to death. According to news reports, the bill might be debated as early as today or over the next several weeks.

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#SpiritDay Photos: President Obama, Major League Baseball, Landmarks, TV Stars, CEOs and Young People Go Purple

From the White House to the newsroom to Las Vegas to the classroom, millions participated in Spirit Day yesterday by wearing purple or going purple online – all in a visible stand against bullying and in support of LGBT young people.Read More


WATCH: J.C. Penney dads accept award at GLAAD Amplifier Awards, see which other brands won #glaadawards

Congratulations to all of the nominees and award recipients for the 2012 GLAAD Amplifier Awards, honoring outstanding images of the LGBT community in public relations and advertising.

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