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

GLAAD responds to no condemnation, no word of welcome for LGBT people from Pope Francis

GLAAD, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, expressed a mix of disappointment and hopefulness in Pope Francis' lack of explicit welcoming messages for the thousands of LGBT people who followed his trip to the United States.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD at the White House for Pope Francis visit

The White House invited GLAAD and LGBT and Catholic leaders to attend a ceremony on the White House's South Lawn welcoming Pope Francis before his private meeting with President Obama.

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Catholic LGBT families introduce themselves ahead of Pope's visit

On the opening day of the World Meeting of Families, Catholic LGBT people and their families introduced themselves to the media and the wider world. GLAAD is working with Equally Blessed, who organized the pilgrimage of the LGBT families.

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Three new videos #TellThePope of the faith of LGBT Catholics

Hear what three LGBT Catholics want to #TellThePope in videos released by GLAAD.

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GLAAD brings together global LGBT advocates to discuss media and advocacy

Today, GLAAD hosted international media figures and LGBT advocates in a panel event – Global Voices and Media Messages of LGBT People.Read More

GLAAD set to join LGBT Catholic leaders at White House reception for Pope Francis

The White House has extended an invitation for GLAAD and LGBT Catholic leaders to attend the White House reception for Pope Francis. Ross Murray, GLAAD's Director of Programs, will be representing the organization at the ceremony which will welcome Pope Francis before the Pope and President Obama meet privately.

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LGBT Christians to Indiana Lawmakers: Get to know us before making laws against us

LGBT Christians marched to the Indiana capital to call on Governor Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers to learn more about the LGBT community before passing any more harmful laws.

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Join LGBT Nigerian leaders in a Twitter chat about #LGBngPolls

This week, NOI Polls, in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in Nigeria, released polling data about Nigerians’ awareness, perception, and levels of acceptance of the LGBT community in the country.

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