One of the featured stories at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on Saturday was #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay Mckesson, who talked about his activism, social media, and the intersection of being Black and gay.
Comcast NBCUniversal is partnering with GLAAD for Spirit Day. Along with millions of others nationwide, they are taking a stand against bullying by sending a message of solidarity and acceptance for LGBT youth.
This morning, millions of Americans woke up to turn on their televisions, and were greeted by morning news and entertainment hosts sporting purple. It was a good way to start Spirit Day off in America.
On the morning that GLAAD announced the expansion of its commitment to global LGBT work, the organization sat down with 22 UK-based LGBT advocacy organizations and leaders to hear the work that is being done, and spark ideas for possible collaboration.
Responding to news that Pope Francis met with anti-LGBT activist Kim Davis during his recent trip to the United States, GLAAD continued its call for Pope Francis to listen to LGBT Catholics and families.