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

Utah Attorney General to appeal marriage ruling to Supreme Court

Utah's Attorney General, Sean Reyes, has announced his office will appeal the 10th Circuit Court’s decision last month upholding marriage equality to the U.S. Supreme Court. That circuit decision found that any state ban on marriage equality violated the Fourteenth Amendment rights of same-sex couples to equal protection and due process. It was the first circuit ruling against marriage bans.

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Al Jazeera America examines what it means to be LGBT and Muslim in the USA

Al Jazeera America's America Tonight explored what it was like to live at the intersection of two minority identities in the United States, being LGBT and Muslim.

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Federal appeals court orders Indiana to recognize marriage of dying woman

A federal appeals court has ordered that the state of Indiana must recognize the marriage, performed out of state, of Amy Sandler and Nikole Quasney. The two were married in Massachusetts last year. Quasney has been battling stage four ovarian cancer since 2009.

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Jeremy Hooper talks to CNN about being a gay dad to his adorable daughter

GLAAD's Special Projects Coordinator and curator of the Commentator Accountability Project, Jeremy Hooper, recently talked to CNN about how being a parent has changed his life, and perhaps even his brain activity.

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Local Missouri paper resists, then relents covering local Pride events

Yesterday, the Pulaski County Daily News caused a local stir when responding to a local's inquiry about a Pride Luncheon at Ft. Leonard Wood, a U.S. Army base in southern Missouri. The response was a rant from the paper's owner and one of the journalists, Darrell Maurina.

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Happy anniversary to Windsor!

It was one year ago today that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality in the case of the United States vs. Windsor.

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VIDEO: Spiritual Leader visits GLAAD, shares 'Live to Love' philosophy

His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, a spiritual leader for millions of Buddhists around the world, stopped by the GLAAD office recently to talk about LGBT advocacy and his charitable works.

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Congratulations to Jessica Aguilar for successfully defending her MMA title

Out mixed-martial arts fighter, Jessica Aguilar, has successfully defended her World Series of Fighting Women’s Strawweight championship. Aguilar, who goes by "Jag," became the first WSOF champion to successfully defend her title.

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