Blogs by Aaron McQuade, Director of News and Field Media at GLAAD
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Producers of the Dr. Oz Show framed their program on so-called reparative therapy in a way that provided a lengthy platform for junk science, and a NARTH representative was introduced by Dr. Oz as an “expert” and spoke to countless parents and youth in the audience, as if NARTH’s work and practices represent legitimate and acceptable medical practices.
GLAAD is speaking with league officials from the NFL following the use of an anti-gay slur on Twitter by Cleveland Browns Rookie LB Tank Carder. We are also in communication with several other LGBT sports organizations who have been in contact with the Browns organization.
GLAAD today received many incident reports regarding a story that appeared in the Miami Herald, about an arrest made for the 2011 murder of a transgender woman. We spoke with the Herald and expressed the community's concerns.
Human Rights Campaign released the eleventh edition of its Corporate Equality Index last week, and the numbers confirm exactly what we've been seeing over the last twelve months - that support for the LGBT community from the business world has never been greater.
A groundbreaking survey of LGBT Americans' financial health was released by Prudential Financial Inc. today, and reveals that very few LGBT Americans are getting advice catered to them from the financial services industry.