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

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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International athletes speak about LGBT advocacy through sport at the Gay Games

The Gay Games are kicking off with an estimated 8,000 athletes representing over 50 countries and 48 US states. A number of participants are coming from countries where being LGBT is difficult, if not outright illegal.

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Greg Louganis returns to Gay Games, where he came out in 1994

The Cleveland Foundation, the presenter of the Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron, hosted openly gay Olympic medal winner Greg Louganis, who talked about what coming out has meant for him, as well as his new documentary, Back on Board.

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Follow GLAAD through the excitement of the Gay Games

Tomorrow is the opening ceremony of the 9th Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, and GLAAD is going help bring the excitement and action to you.

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Tiq Milan talks #FreeMarichuy on MSNBC

GLAAD's Tiq Milan joined Jose Diaz Balart to speake with Ronan Farrow about immigration reform, focusing specifically on Marichuy Leal Gamino, whose sexual assault at an ICE detention facility has demonstrated the widespread abuse faced by undocumented LGBT people.

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