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

First GLAAD Gold Medal Winners: Bob Costas and Vladimir Pozner explain anti-LGBT backdrop of Olympics

Last night, NBC began its Olympic coverage with anchor Bob Costas, who didn't waste any time in jumping from the sports and pageantry to Russia's anti-LGBT and human rights violations. Read More

Meet Pavel Lebedev, the LGBT advocate who raised rainbow visibility alongside the Olympic torch

Pavel Lebedev made the news when he ran alongside of the Olympic torch with a rainbow flag, was tackled and detained. Now you can hear his side of the story.

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Great Britain's Channel 4 shines a spotlight on vigilante anti-LGBT groups

Just as the world tunes into the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Great Britain's Channel 4 aired a documentary that looks at the anti-LGBT vigilante groups that have been attacking gay men in Russia.

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Meet Oleg and Dmitriy, LGBT Russian couple seeking asylum in the US

While the world will be watching the Olympic Games in Sochi, GLAAD will continue to raise the profile of LGBT Russians, as a resource to the mainstream media to continue to include Russia's anti-LGBT laws. Our first couple is Oleg Dusaev and Dmitriy Stepanov.

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Janet Mock: "We need to follow trans women and let them say who they are."

Janet Mock returned to Piers Morgan Live to to clear the air and speak in depth about how misguided reporting, however benign in its intent, is hurtful and harmful.

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Chobani becomes 3rd USOC sponsor to condemn Russia's anti-LGBT laws

In what is being considered a domino effect, Chobani now joins AT&T and DeVry University in speaking out in support of LGBT Russians.

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Second USOC Sponsor, DeVry University, condemns Russia's anti-LGBT laws

CNBC reports that DeVry University has joined AT&T in speaking out for LGBT equality in the lead up to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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TAKE ACTION: Use Principle 6 graphics to support global equality at the Olympics

The 2014 Winter Games in Sochi are just a few days away, and Principle 6 provides an opportunity to shed light on the oppressive anti-gay laws affecting millions of Russian citizens, visiting fans and athletes.Read More
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