Posts by Aaron McQuade

Five Minnesota Anti-Gay Activists' Greatest Hits #glaadCAP

August 29, 2012

Which Minnesota Anti-Gay Activist says marriage equality must be banned in order to "restrain evil?" And will the media tell Minnesota voters about it?

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August 24, 2012

GLAAD Teams with Athlete Ally to Train NBA Rookie Camp

Last weekend, the NBA became the first league to take GLAAD and Athlete Ally up on our offer to provide ally trainings to professional athletes - the latest in a series of big steps being taken to potentially pave the way for an openly gay male athlete in the world of major league team sports.

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August 23, 2012

LGBT community responds to Family Research Council's finger-pointing

GLAAD has joined calls from leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocates in urging media to report critically on responses from anti-LGBT organizations including the Family Research Council (FRC) and the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) following a shooting at FRC headquarters last week.

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August 20, 2012

Michelangelo Signorile invites Tony Perkins to discuss the meaning of 'hate'

In an open letter to Tony Perkins published in Huffington Post on Monday, LGBT advocate and talk show host Michelangelo Signorile asked anti-LGBT activist Tony Perkins to have a discussion about the word "hate" and why it applies to Perkins' organization.

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August 1, 2012

More than just marriage, Chick-fil-A is anti-gay: Facts for media covering Chick-Fil-A

For the past several weeks, the media has been focused on the firestorm over comments made by Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy. But many media reports have not asked some critical questions, and have presented incomplete or incorrect stories to audiences. Today GLAAD released facts and figures for media covering Chick-Fil-A.

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July 30, 2012

Seventeen Magazine Seeking America's Best Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Seventeen magazine is holding its annual Best Boyfriend or Girlfriend in America contest, and they are looking for young women between the ages of 15 and 22, of all sexual orientations, to submit their significant other for consideration. Also, it's the last day to vote for Brittany!!

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July 27, 2012

Journal's Editorial Board Member Calls Anti-Gay Paper "Bullsh*t"

A member of the Editorial Board of the journal Social Science Research has slammed a paper that was published in that journal, which garnered some national attention by misleading many to conclude that children of gay and lesbian parents fare worse than children of straight parents.

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July 27, 2012

Chick-Fil-A Approval Plummets

New numbers from polling organization YouGov reveal that the public's approval of Chik-Fil-A has taken a nosedive since it came to light that the fast food chain gave more than 2 million dollars to anti-gay causes and that its CEO Dan Cathy believes that marriage equality is "inviting God's judgment;" and that our culture has a "deprived mind." Read More
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