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

GLAAD releases #StopTheSlurs videos for the World Cup

As the World Cup begins, GLAAD is unveiling resources for fans and journalists covering the games Brazil.

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GLAAD joins 80 lawmakers, community, and faith leaders to ask Roman Catholic bishop to decline NOM March

GLAAD has signed onto a letter asking San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone to step down from involvement with the March for Marriage on June 19.

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Southern Baptist Convention officially condemns transgender people

The Southern Baptist Convention held in Baltimore, has passed a resolution that has officially placed the denomination in opposition to the lives and reality of transgender people.

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Kevin D. Williamson's anti-transgender rant featured in the "Chicago Sun-Times"

On Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times ran a virulently anti-trans "op-ed" from Kevin D. Williamson, in which he referred to Laverne Cox and other trans women as "an effigy of a woman," repeatedly used incorrect pronouns to describe Laverne, and inaccurately stated that she is not a woman.

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Canadian Olympic luger comes out as gay

Canadian Olympic luger, John Fennell, is the latest athlete to come out as gay. The 19-year old did an interview with the Calgary Herald, in which he called being closeted, "suffocating."

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Maya Angelou dies at 86

Poet, author, and activist Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. Among her accomplishments is her renowned autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."Read More

The Buzz shows support, speaks to local trans leaders after transphobic 'Breakfast Buzz' segment

The Buzz invited leaders of the Trans Alliance of Greater Rochester and Genesee Valley Gender Variance to the station to talk about transgender people living in Rochester.

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WNBA launches LGBT web site, deepens relationship with LGBT fans

The WNBA has become the first professional sports league to market specifically to the LGBT community.

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