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

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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First openly gay Eagle Scout turns 18, calls on Boy Scouts president to end anti-gay ban

This week, Pascal Tessier, the first openly gay Eagle Scout, turned 18 years old. Because the ban on gay adults remains in place, that means that he faces expulsion from the Scouts.Read More

Uganda's Constitutional Court strikes down draconian anti-LGBT law

Uganda's Constitutional Court has struck down the infamous anti-LGBT law, once dubbed the "kill the gays" bill for discussion about the death penalty for LGBT people

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Former "ex-gay" activists call for ban on the practice

Nine prominent former "ex-gay" activists, including Yvette Cantu Schneider, have issued a statement denouncing the practice and calling for a ban.

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GLAAD and over 25 organizations: FIFA must take action on homophobia in soccer

At the close of the 2014 World Cup, GLAAD was joined by over 25 U.S. and international LGBT and human rights organizations today in a letter to FIFA requesting concrete action to address homophobia in the game and anti-gay chants yelled in the stands.

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GLAAD meets with Newsweek to discuss transgender coverage

Members of GLAAD's News Team met with reporters and editors at Newsweek to talk about transgender news coverage, LGBT story ideas, and information on issues facing transgender people.

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GLAAD's Tiq Milan included in Ebony's 10 Black LGBT trailblazers

Ebony has released a list of 10 rising stars in the Black LGBT community, and GLAAD followers will recognize several names on the list. GLAAD's own Senior Strategist, Tiq Milan was included on this year's list for his advocacy for transgender people, people of color, and youth.

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