Posts by Alexandra Bolles, Senior Strategist, Global and US South

News and social media outlets charged with violating Russia's anti-gay law

A newspaper editor, the creator of an online support group, and a ninth grade girl have faced varying punishments so far for allegedly spreading "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships" to minors.

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AT&T becomes first major US corporation to urge equality in Sochi

Today, in a post titled "A Time for Pride and Equality," AT&T became the first major US corporation to denounce the draconian anti-gay law in Russia, in anticipation of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 4, 2014

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org.

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Janet Mock releases memoir, draws crowd with first public reading of #RedefiningRealness

Over the weekend, transgender advocate Janet Mock drew a large crowd for the first public reading of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, & So Much More, her memoir that will be released today, February 4. I went, and this is what I thought.

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GLAAD exclusive: Blake Skjellerup on being out in sports, helping LGBT kids, and how to change the world

Blake Skjellerup first came to the world's attention as a speed skater for New Zealand in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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Snapshots: Creating Change 2014 conference, launching Global Voices, and GLAAD Media Awards nominees

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, February 3, 2014

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org.

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Court rules trans students can choose bathroom they identify with, sets legal precedent

For the first time in the US, a court ruled it unlawful and a violation of human rights to prevent transgender students from using the bathroom of the gender with which they identify. This decision was reached after a three-year-long case in Maine, filed on behalf of high school girl Nicole Maines, who is trans.

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