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

Russian LGBT community continues to hold QueerFest, despite anti-propaganda law

The recently cancelled-but-still-held-anyway World Congress of Families is not the only LGBT-related event happening in Russia. The Russian LGBT community is continuing to gather, including at the 2014 International Queer Festival, or QueerFest.

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Some good questions and answers from Andreja Pejic's Reddit AMA

International fashion model Andreja Pejic hosted her first Reddit AMA today. She answered questions from Redditors, who asked Andreja anything about coming out as her authentic self, her career, crowdfunding the new documentary Andrej(a), and more.

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STUDY: More churches open to gay and lesbian people

A new study has stated that, overall, acceptance of gay and lesbian people has been on a steady increase.

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Indian advocates appeal sports authorities to "Let Dutee run!"

Earlier this summer, Dutee Chand, an Indian national champion sprinter, was disqualified from the Commonwealth Games because, according to the International Association of Athletics Federations, her levels of testosterone are too high. Dutee hasn’t doped or cheated; her hormone levels are naturally occurring.

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Supreme Court to look at marriage equality cases

The Supreme Court has agreed to look at seven marriage equality cases when the justices return from their summer recess.

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TJ Montoya talks Christianity, the bible, and being gay.

TJ Montoya, an 18 year-old senior at Seattle University, has created a 10-minute long video that takes on his identity as a gay Christian and goes directly into the bible, clearing up misconceptions about what the bible has to say about LGBT people.

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GLAAD launches #spiritday countdown. Join millions going purple to stand against bullying.

GLAAD launched the countdown to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world that supports LGBT youth.

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Coming out as intersex...on Facebook

GLAAD is working with the intersex support and advocacy group Advocates for Informed Choice, and their youth and young adult program Inter/Act. One member, Amanda, recently reflected on coming out to friends and family on Facebook as intersex.

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