Posts by Aaron McQuade

Update: The New York Times meets with GLAAD, trans community to address coverage of trans lives

October 1, 2012

Last week, GLAAD and members of New York’s trans community met with editors and staff members at the New York Times for a very frank, off-the-record discussion about issues that uniquely affect trans people.

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October 1, 2012

LGBT History Month Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the 18th annual observance of LGBT History Month. Find out about the event's history, and see which LGBT icons are being profiled by Equality Forum this year.

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October 1, 2012

Spirit Day Founder Brittany McMillan Tells Personal Story in Advocate

The Advocate on Monday published a commentary from Spirit Day founder Brittany McMillan, in which the teenager discusses the importance of the upcoming event, and how her personal struggle with depression drove her to create it.

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September 20, 2012

VIDEO: CNN's Soledad O'Brien and Richard Socarides take Joel Osteen to task for anti-gay statements

In a segment that aired Thursday morning, CNN's Soledad O'Brien and openly gay former Clinton adviser Richard Socarides challenged megachurch pastor and televangelist Joel Osteen on his history of anti-gay comments. Read More

September 20, 2012

Time for media to debunk bizarre DADT claims

What did anti-gay activists say about the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell? And have any of their predictions come true?

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September 18, 2012

Toronto Blue Jays' Yunel Escobar to Work With GLAAD and You Can Play, following anti-gay slur

Today, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that shortstop Yunel Escobar will work with GLAAD and the You Can Play project, after he was seen with an anti-gay slur written in Spanish on his eye-black over the weekend.

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September 18, 2012

MLB, Toronto Blue Jays to Address "M*ricon" incident

GLAAD has spoken with both Major League Baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays organization this morning, regarding anti-gay language that was written on shortstop Yunel Escobar's eye-black this weekend.

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August 31, 2012

Utah LGBT Pub QSaltLake Needs Your Help!

The publisher of the almost decade-old LGBT publication QSaltLake is asking its readers nationwide to help keep it afloat. Find out how you can help keep it afloat.Read More
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