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


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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Salon challenges the men of the NFL to follow where the boys of Missouri have already led

Edward Wyckoff Williams wrote an essay for Salon.com that asks the question how Michael Sam was so successful in college, but faces claims of challenges in the professional leagues.

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Anastasia Smirnova is a Russian LGBT voice that needs to be heard

Anastasia Smirnova, the coordinator for a host of LGBT advocacy organizations in Russia, and one of the four activists arrested in Russia, has posted a statement on her Facebook page.

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LGBT activists arrested in Moscow and St. Petersburg still don't have media coverage

On Friday, groups of LGBT activists in Moscow and St. Petersburg were arrested for demonstrating. So far, the mainstream media hasn't bothered to talk to them.

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