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

ENDA poised to pass Senate, but will likely stall in the House

It was announced that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has the sixty votes needed to safely pass the Senate. President Obama is urging congress to pass ENDA. However, the legislation seems doomed in the House.

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For interfaith gay couples, another wedding obstacle

What happens when clergy support marrying same-sex couples, but not interfaith couples?

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Angels of Change take to the runway, launch 2013 calendar of transgender youth

Tomorrow night, Angels of Change is hosting their annual calendar release and runway show at the Arena Nightclub in Los Angeles.

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GLAAD to media: Don't get duped by fabricated stories of transgender youth harassing students

Following the passage of the Schools Success and Opportunity Act, anti-transgender organizations like the Pacific Justice Institute have fabricated stories in order to scare people into opposing fair treatment for transgender students.

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Report from Russia: For IOC President, Russia is not the place to talk about LGBT non-discrimination

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee refused to meet with representatives of a coalition of Russian LGBT organizations during his Sochi visit, offering a meeting in Lausanne instead. LGBT activists in Russia see this decision as yet another indicator that the Sochi Olympics are far from being a platform to uphold and promote the Olympic values.

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Some things should remain fringe: The story of a pastor against Girl Scout Cookies

A Denver pastor doesn't like the Girl Scouts of the USA. That's really clear. And this pastor has his own internet radio show. And this pastor told his listeners not to buy any more Girl Scout cookies.

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GUEST POST: October 26 is Intersex Awareness Day

October, 26th 2013 is International Intersex Awareness Day. An estimated one in 2,000 babies is born with reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or a chromosome pattern that does not seem to fit typical definitions of male or female. In recent years, affected adults have begun raising awareness by coming out publicly and questioning the existing model of medical treatment.

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Thomas Roberts speaks to the Advocate about hosting the Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow

Thomas Roberts, an openly gay married man, will be hosting this year's Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow. This comes at a time when the Russian government has passed or is considering some stringent anti-LGBT laws.

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