Posts by Aaron McQuade

The New York Times to meet with GLAAD, trans community to address coverage of trans lives

July 25, 2012

The New York Times has invited GLAAD and trans community members to meet in order to speak about story ideas, and ways to improve the paper's coverage of the transgender community.

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July 20, 2012

GLAAD Launching More State-Level CAP Profiles

With marriage equality going before voters in four states this November, GLAAD has announced it will create local Commentator Accountability Project (CAP) profiles for anti-gay activists in all four states, beginning with those working in Maine.

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July 19, 2012

Media Coverage Leads to Possible Help for Harassed AZ Family

Felix Bermea, Roy Messerschmidt, and their four adopted children have been harassed, burglarized, followed, and threatened over the past several months.

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July 13, 2012

NHL's Janssen Apologizes for Interview, Announces LGBT Support

New Jersey Devils player Cam Janssen today apologized for an anti-gay answer he gave this week, and expressed his personal support for the message of the 'You Can Play' campaign as well as the LGBT community in general. Read More

July 11, 2012

NOM to Kirk Cameron: You're Hired!

The National Organization for Marriage has declared its support for former child star Kirk Cameron's anti-gay statements.Read More

June 26, 2012

NBA Fines Stoudamire $50K for Anti-Gay Slur

The National Basketball Association on Tuesday announced it has fined New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire $50,000 for directing a gay slur at a fan via Twitter this weekend. GLAAD, along with our partners from Athlete Ally, will meet with executives at the NBA and WNBA in the near future to discuss the possibility of providing Ally Training to all players in both leagues.

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June 19, 2012

GLAAD and Athlete Ally Offering Trainings to Pro Teams

Following this weekend's historic LGBT Sports Summit at Nike Headquarters in Oregon, GLAAD is proud to announce that we are teaming up Athlete Ally and its founder Hudson Taylor to offer LGBT Ally trainings to all 141 major league sports teams.

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June 12, 2012

Kylar Broadus Makes History Before Senate

This afternoon Kylar Broadus, founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) became the first trans person ever to testify before the US Senate. Broadus's testimony was in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA. Watch his testimony here:

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