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

Rev. Frank Schaefer appeals his defrocking

Rev. Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in December for officiating the wedding of his son and husband, has appealed the ruling. An appeal will be heard in June of this year.

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GUEST POST: How did the media get the gay-pro-athlete story so desperately wrong?

We have been told for years that a publicly out athlete on one of the big men's pro sports teams would be a disaster. How did the media get this so wrong?

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Irish LGBT people call to be included in the NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Just before the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade began, Irish LGBT advocates spoke about the long history of exclusion of LGBT organizations from the parade, and the sudden change of heart of many corporate sponsors.

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VIDEO: Stonewall Inn restocks Guinness after it pulls out of NYC St. Pat's Parade

Watch NYC's PIX 11 report on Guinness' announcement that they would no longer sponsor the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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GLAAD President: St. Pat's exclusionary parade hurts Irish families like mine

GLAAD President and CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis has written a letter to the editor of the New York Daily News, recalling her participation in the New York St . Patrick's Day Parade, and noting how excluding families like hers hurts on a personal level.

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Words of support for Chloie Jonsson from LGBT sports leaders

The LGBT Sports Coalition has called for fitness company CrossFit to reverse its decision to force one of its own athletes, Chloie Jönnson, to compete with the wrong gender in their latest championship event because she happens to be transgender.

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LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent takes out ad to condemn offensive sign at Harlem church

They wanted to communicate that the sign and the church didn't speak for African-Americans or people of faith.

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Tennessee must recognize the marriage of three couples

A federal judge has ordered the state of Tennessee to recognize the marriages of three same-sex couples while their marriage equality lawsuit goes through the court system.

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