Blogs by Ross Murray, Director of News
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It was one year ago today that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality in the case of the United States vs. Windsor.
His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, a spiritual leader for millions of Buddhists around the world, stopped by the GLAAD office recently to talk about LGBT advocacy and his charitable works.
Out mixed-martial arts fighter, Jessica Aguilar, has successfully defended her World Series of Fighting Women’s Strawweight championship. Aguilar, who goes by "Jag," became the first WSOF champion to successfully defend her title.
The body of a transgender woman named Yasmin was found burned behind a garbage container in an ally in Fort Meyers, Florida.
Earlier this week, a report from the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, reported a story in which a woman with HIV was arrested after a complaint from a former partner. Ohio is a state that criminalizes HIV, but the way in which the story was told added additional stigma to those who live with HIV.
Tweet a photo of your spouse or your family, using the hashtag #March4Marriage. Share a short statement about why marriage is important to you.
For the second time in as many weeks, the Wall Street Journal has erred on covering LGBT issues, particularly transgender issues. Most recently in an article about asylum seekers from Honduras, writer Joel Millman paints a picture of an easy pipeline to asylum that unfairly favors LGBT applicants. The article trivializes the risk to LGBT people, writing “In some ways there's no better time to be gay in Honduras.”
Today, the Wall Street Journal ran an op-ed from Dr. Paul McHugh, a well-known opponent of transgender healthcare, in which he claimed that "transgender surgery isn’t the solution."