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

VIDEO: CeCe McDonald talks trans people with Laverne Cox on Democracy Now

CeCe was joined by transgender actress and advocate Laverne Cox and Alisha Williams of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project to tell the story of her attack and subsequent imprisonment to Democracy Now

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Barney Frank nominates Athlete Ally founders to Vanity Fair's Hall of Fame

Former congressman Barney Frank has nominated Hudson Taylor and Lia Parifax to the Vanity Fair Hall of Fame for their role fighting homophobia in sports.

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For Valentine's Day, meet Anya and Nata, a Russian couple who lives for dance

Anya and Nata are a Russian couple. They are involved in many projects together, but their most important project is partner dancing, with a specialty in “West Coast Swing.”

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For Valentine's Day, meet Olga and Maria, a Russian couple in love

The following excerpt from the book Gay Propaganda tells the story of Olga and Maria, a couple who met at a psychology seminar.

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GLAAD Gold Medal Winner: ABC World News Tonight looks at violence against LGBT Russians

For focusing media attention on the violence and intimidation faced by LGBT Russians, ABC World News Tonight earns the GLAAD Gold Medal for LGBT inclusive coverage of the Olympics.

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VIDEO: LGBT and allied Catholics protest against bishop who performed 'exorcism' against marriage equality

Catholics and their allies protested last night against Illinois Bishop Tomas Paprocki, who performed an 'exorcism" against marriage equality as it was passing the Illinois legislature. Read More

Wade Davis: Jason Collins and Michael Sam are "mythbusters"

After speaking to the media about Michael Sam's coming out, Wade Davis has penned an op-ed for Ebony.com, in which he talks about how both Sam and NBA player Jason Collins have broken the stereotypes that we have about the African-American community, as well as the LGBT community.

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