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

Author of "Transphobia is Perfectly Natural" asked to take a leave from ad agency

Gavin McInnes, the author of what is considered by many to be one of the most offensive op-ed written about transgender people, has been asked to take a leave of absence from the ad agency he helped to create.

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How long will the transgender community have to wait for justice?

Today, as people gather in New York City to remember the one-year anniversary of the brutal murder of Islan Nettles, Michael Silverman penned an op-ed for the New York Daily News that calls on justice to be served, not just for Islan, but for the many others who have faced violence around the country and the world.

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The Gay Games are over in Cleveland, but the stories continue to be told

Saturday evening saw the closing ceremony of the 9th Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, but that doesn't mean that the stories of LGBT athletes are ending.

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How you can stand with Michael Brown's family and the people of Ferguson

GLAAD calls on its members and followers to continue to stand in support of Michael and against violence and victimization by those in authority. We've identified a few ways you can do that.

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Appeals court denies stay on marriage equality ruling in Virginia, marriages could start next week

A federal appeals court has refused to issue a stay on marriage equality in Virginia. Unless the US Supreme Court issues a stay, couples could start marrying as early as next week.

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GLAAD stands with Michael Brown's family, against violence

Noting that "the LGBT community cannot be silent at this moment," GLAAD has joined sixteen other LGBT organizations issuing a letter to stand with the family of Michael Brown, the African-American teenager who was fatally shot by the police in Ferguson, Missouri.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD at the Gay Games opening ceremony

Last night the 9th Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, kicked off with its opening ceremony. If you were following GLAAD on Twitter, you may have seen some of the images. Here's a full recap of the evening.

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