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

Tell Governor Nathan Deal to veto Georgia's 'license to discriminate' bill

Without warning, the Georgia House of Representatives gave final passage to a bill HB 757, that would allow any person or faith-based organization (including nonprofits, charities, schools, universities, and hospitals) to cite their “religious beliefs” as justification to discriminate against others, including LGBT Georgians.

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Accelerating Acceptance: GLAAD report sheds light on LGBT discomfort in U.S. South

New data compares attitudes about LGBT living in the U.S. South, compared respondents overall nationally.

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George Takei takes to social media to speak against anti-LGBT bills in Georgia

Actor, LGBT advocate, and GLAAD Media Award honoree George Takei mobilized his social media following to advocate against dangerous anti-LGBT bills pending in the Georgia legislature.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD at the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards

On January 17, GLAAD was in Beijing, China to celebrate the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards. GLAAD's Director of Program, Global and US South, Ross Murray, brought greetings and offered support for recognizing media representations that accelerate acceptance for LGBT people in China.

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Vote for acceptance. Know the facts about LGBT issues this election.

This election year, GLAAD is offering a series of resources about LGBT-related policy and legal issues for both voters and the media professionals who inform them.

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Going global: 5 GLAAD Global Voices highlights from 2015

2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.

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National Catholic Reporter names Boy Scout dads and marriage equality plaintiffs 'Persons of the Year'

In a year-end editorial, the National Catholic Reporter has named Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon persons of the year for 2015.

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VIDEO: For International Human Rights Day, what's the role of the media in LGBT acceptance?

GLAAD commemorates International Human Rights Day with a video featuring international LGBT leaders speaking about how the media can accelerate or hinder acceptance for LGBT people from around the world.

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