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

VIDEO: Marriage equality in Cook County, Illinois!

A judge has just ordered that gay and lesbian couples can marry in Cook County.

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Morning Joe: Sarah Kate Ellis 'brings substance to her leadership role' at GLAAD

MSNBC's Morning Joe talked to GLAAD's new CEO and President Sarah Kate Ellis about her new role and GLAAD's work highlighting LGBT Russian voices.

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GLAAD Gold Medal Winner: Vladimir Luxuria for LGBT visibility in Sochi

For being a bright sign of LGBT visibility in Sochi, transgender Italian parliament member Vladimir Luxuria earns GLAAD's Gold Medal.

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Belarus indie-rock band Kiwi Time speaks up for LGBT people in Russia

Kiwi Time, one of San Francisco's most popular & spirited indie-rock / pop bands, is donating proceeds to and raising awareness for Uprising of Love, a coalition whose mission is to give Russian LGBT activists a voice and provide the financial resources to fight discrimination.

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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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