Posts by Alexandra Bolles, Senior Strategist, Campaigns & External Engagement

More than 140 leading entertainers speak out against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Janelle Monae, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lawrence, Sia, Troye Sivan, and Laverne Cox are among the many artists standing up for LGBTQ Texans.

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Join Saturday solidarity rally at Stonewall resisting Trump's discriminatory orders

Join GLAAD and many prominent advocacy groups at Stonewall for a rally to resist in solidarity.

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Join GLAAD & hundreds of thousands more at the Women’s March on Washington

"In the spirit of democracy and honoring the champions of human rights, dignity, and justice who have come before us, we join in diversity to show our presence in numbers too great to ignore."

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New report reveals isolation, mistreatment of LGBTQ Nigerians

An overwhelming majority (71%) of LGBTQ Nigerian respondents believed they were abused due to their gender identity or sexuality.

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PHOTOS: LGBTQ advocates and allies unite against hate in Mississippi state capitol

“United Against Hate” hosted in partnership by GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign.

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Nykolas Alford, HB 1523 plaintiff, reflects on how #MyMississippi treats its most vulnerable residents

"I am tired of hearing the "If you don't like it, leave" argument. How do we expect to become a better state when we are running everyone off? It is #mymississippi too. We are all Mississippi and together we can be the change that we want to see. " 

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A queer mom of two reflects on family, identity, and #MyMississippi

"I have to think, hope, and sometimes even pray, that somehow the individual will beat out the collective. That somehow Mississippi will become a place that is safe for families like mine."

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"My My Mississippi," the gospel anthem for #MyMississippi, debuts at TEDWomen

This week at the TEDWomen Conference in San Francisco, songwriter and producer Tena Clark debuted her new gospel anthem “My My Mississippi.” The single honors the Magnolia State’s LGBTQ community and its relationship with the place they call home.

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