Blogs by Ross Murray, Director of News
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The New York Times profiled a straight Chicago couple whose support for marriage equality was strongly on display during their wedding.
On November 6, Washingtonians will vote approve or reject the February 2012 bill that would legalize marriage equality in the state, known as Referendum 74. GLAAD is working with Washington United for Marriage to urge voters to APPROVE the referendum. If passed, it would make Washington one of the first states to approve marriage equality by a public referendum.
Profiling people who want their lives to be “proof” that such programs “work,” comes with the responsibility of profiling people who are still working through the harm that has been caused through such programs.
On November 6, voters in Minnesota will vote on the following question, “Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in Minnesota?” GLAAD is urging Minnesota residents to vote NO to this harmful and divisive amendment.
During this week-long build-up to Election Day, GLAAD will be sharing information concerning marriage equality votes in each of the states, along with information to make sure all voters know their rights when trying to exercise their right to vote.
The Friends and Family Plan is a digital resource to help people who want to speak with their loved ones who are Christian and conflicted about supporting LGBT folk. Incorporating the most cutting edge research, the Plan draws on Bible passages, insights and conversation strategies to suggest the most effective ways to have constructive, transformative conversations.
The award-winning documentary Love Free or Die will make its television premiere tonight on PBS. Love Free or Die follows Bishop Gene Robinson as he inspires people to change history … to stand for equality ... to open their hearts and minds to support LGBT dignity.
Pastor Brad Brandon's comparison of marriage equality supporters to Nazis has earned him a place on GLAAD’s Commentator Accountability Project.