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

GLAAD talks to director of new documentary Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption is a documentary that follows performers and audiences as the Terrence McNally play tours across the country and around the world.

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VIDEO: Russian QueerFest faces continued attacks and closures

Russian LGBT festival QueerFest, traditionally a space for celebration, this year resembles a battleground, with each day – a fight for survival.

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BREAKING: UN passes condemnation of violence against LGBT people

The United Nations has passed a resolution that would condemn violence against people on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity

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GLAAD joins call for an end to blocking LGBT resources online

GLAAD has joined 13 Members of Congress led by Congressman Mike Honda of California and over 20 organizations, in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, asking them to ensure that online filtering software used at federally funded schools and libraries does not prevent access to sites with important resources for LGBT community.

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IOC adding nondiscrimination clause to future host cities

The International Olympic Committee has added a clause to host city contracts. Starting in 2022, host cities will pledge to adhere to Principle 6 of the Olympic charter.

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Support LGBT Egyptians by blogging and tweeting #StopJailingGays

On September 24 and 25, please blog and tweet using the hashtag #stopjailinggays.

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Guest Post: Four years later, the family of Tyler Clementi is making a difference in all our lives

Today is the four year anniversary of the death by suicide of Tyler Clementi. Sean M. Kosofsky, the Executive Director for The Tyler Clementi Foundation, shares a reflection on how the Clementi turned a personal tragedy into a public call for action.

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PHOTOS: St. Petersburg QueerFest faces venue closures and harassment. Carries on.

“QueerFest”, the queer pride event of Russia, opened in St. Petersburg with a bang. Over 160 people made it, despite the last minute change of venues, attacks by provocateurs, and insults by Russian anti-LGBT activists.

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