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

81% of players say Major League Baseball ready for an openly gay player

ESPN The Magazine did a survey of Major League Baseball players about a variety of subjects, including the possibility of an openly gay player. 81% of players in this poll stated they thought that Major League Baseball was ready.

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How to keep the focus on anti-LGBT laws overseas? Three different approaches

This weekend, three different forums put a focus on the export of homophobia. Take a look and share widely, so others understand the connection between US-based anti-LGBT activists and draconian laws popping up in countries around the world.

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Michigan marriage saga continues, Governor puts existing marriages 'on hold'

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has said that state agencies will not immediately recognize the 300 marriages performed in Michigan on Saturday, before a stay was issued. Spokespeople for the Governor said that everything related to the marriages, including adoptions by married couples will be placed "on hold."

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Bill Donohue pulls out of NYC Pride because he opposes information and safety sessions

Bill Donohue made a really big deal about his intention to march in the NYC Pride March this summer. But now Bill has pulled out. Why?

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Take a look at the tweets and photos from marriages in Michigan

Following a federal judge's ruling, striking down Michigan's ban on marriage equality, a handful of counties have begun issuing licenses to same-sex couples. You can see the magic via Twitter.Read More

Add a federal judge to list of people who discredit Mark Regnerus

Today, a judge struck down Michigan's ban on marriage equality, which is a victory in itself. But Judge Bernard A. Friedman also completely ripped apart the testimony of one "expert" witness, Mark Regnerus. Regnerus' thoroughly flawed and discredited "parenting study" has not been able to pass courtroom muster.

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Marcel Neergaard takes a break from anti-bullying advocacy to talk to Fusion

Marcel Neergaard, a 2013 GLAAD Spirit Day Ambassador, was on Alicia Mendez Tonight on Fusion to talk about his personal story and his advocacy for anti-bullying legislation in Tennessee.

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GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis: Bill Donohue, walk and celebrate LGBT Pride with me

Leading anti-LGBT activist and head of the Catholic League, Bill Donohue, has applied to march in the 45th annual NYC LGBT Pride March. His plan was to march with a banner that reads “Straight is Great.”

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