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

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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GLAAD to Fort Meyers media: Don't doubly victimize

The body of a transgender woman named Yasmin was found burned behind a garbage container in an ally in Fort Meyers, Florida.

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Woman with HIV arrested, compared to a murderer in reporting

Earlier this week, a report from the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, reported a story in which a woman with HIV was arrested after a complaint from a former partner. Ohio is a state that criminalizes HIV, but the way in which the story was told added additional stigma to those who live with HIV.

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TAKE ACTION: Share your family photo to #March4Marriage

Tweet a photo of your spouse or your family, using the hashtag #March4Marriage. Share a short statement about why marriage is important to you. Read More

Wall Street Journal strikes again, claims LGBT asylum seekers have 'inside track'

For the second time in as many weeks, the Wall Street Journal has erred on covering LGBT issues, particularly transgender issues. Most recently in an article about asylum seekers from Honduras, writer Joel Millman paints a picture of an easy pipeline to asylum that unfairly favors LGBT applicants. The article trivializes the risk to LGBT people, writing “In some ways there's no better time to be gay in Honduras.”

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