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

Join GLAAD at Creating Change

Starting tomorrow, GLAAD staff will be hopping on a Southwest Airlines flight to Houston to attend Creating Change.

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Calling for couples to say "I do" on Good Morning America

Good Morning America is holding a Valentine's Day 'Epic Wedding Showdown' and is looking for LGBT couples to participate.

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GLAAD's Tiq Milan and Christina Kahrl share best practices for covering transgender stories on CNN's Reliable Sources

Christina Kahrl, a writer for ESPN, and member of GLAAD's board, and Tiq Milan, GLAAD's Senior Media Strategist appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources to discuss reporting on transgender people, particularly in light of Grantland's salacious article, "Dr. V's Magical Putter," which outed Essay Anne Vanderbilt as a transgender woman.

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Autostraddle: Trans-exclusionary Medicaid regulations are terrible, awareness campaign is awesome

Autostraddle recently highlighted the New York Medicaid campaign being run jointly by the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, GLAAD, and TransJustice, a program of the Audre Lorde Project.

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BREAKING: Nigerian president signs draconian anti-LGBT law

Nigeria's president has signed the "Same Sex Prohibition Bill," providing sentences of 14 years in prison for same-sex couples and 10-year sentence for anyone that participates in a marriage ceremony for a same-sex couple or offers public support for LGBT people.

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BREAKING: Federal government will recognize marriages performed in Utah

The U.S. Attorney General announced that the federal government will recognize the marriages performed in Utah.

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Orange County Tet Parade includes LGBT Vietnamese, but limits visibility

The organizers of the Orange County Tet Parade have voted to allow Viet Rainbow to participate. While some are celebrating the reversal of a year-old ban on LGBT Asian organizations, the leaders of Viet Rainbow note that a "code of conduct" will restrict visibility for the organization.

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Supreme Court puts marriage equality on hold in Utah

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay, halting marriage equality in the state of Utah.

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