Posts by Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and US South

In historic step, Belize court scraps law targeting gay and bisexual men

Belize’s anti-LGBT law was today ruled unconstitutional by the country’s Supreme Court after a three-year wait for the judgment.

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Ugandan Pride event raided, LGBT leaders arrested

This evening, Ugandan police raided a Uganda Pride event in Kampala. Among those arrested are Dr. Frank Mugisha and Pepe Julian Onziema, leaders of Sexual Minorities Uganda.

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Ride along (virtually) as GLAAD takes the Southern Stories Summer Tour to Texas

GLAAD continues its Southern Stories Summer Tour next week in Texas. Throughout the trip, GLAAD will be facilitating conversations with local advocacy leaders about accelerating acceptance and amplifying the voices of LGBT people in the South. We will share resources, and listen to the stories of everyday LGBT Texans

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NBA says no to discrimination, moves 2017 All-Star game from North Carolina

The NBA announced that they are officially moving the 2017 All-Star weekend from Charlotte, North Carolina due to the discriminatory House Bill 2

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GLAAD postpones Southern Stories Summer Tour of Florida to focus on Orlando

Out of respect for the tragedy and in order to keep our resources focused on supporting victims, survivors, families and the organizations supporting them, GLAAD is postponing our previously scheduled Southern Stories Summer Tour of Florida.

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Photos and video from Italian Diversity Media Awards #DMA2016

"You’re not just creating change in the media tonight – you’re saving lives."

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GLAAD President and CEO to address first annual Italian Diversity Media Awards

Modeled after the GLAAD Media Awards, the Diversity Media Awards will recognize fair, accurate, and diverse representations of LGBT people in both Italian and international media outlets including TV, radio, and cinema.

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Tennessee governor signs bill allowing refusal of mental health care for LGBT people

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill allowing medical professionals to refuse mental health services to LGBT patients.

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