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

GUEST POST: Headlines show how far the LGBT movement has come

Publicist Stephen Lucin writes how LGBT news headlines have shifted from hurtful slurs to puns that are actually pretty funny.

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Watch the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality live

Do you support marriage equality in Illinois?

Can't make it to Illinois?

Watch the action live!

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Illinois marches on Springfield for marriage equality

The March on Springfield for Marriage Equality will take place on October 22, the scheduled first day of the fall veto session of the Illinois State Legislature. The "March on Springfield" is part of a broad grassroots strategy to secure final passage of Illinois Senate Bill 10, the "Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act."

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NFL and MLB go purple during last night's #SpiritDay games

Two of the major sports leagues, the National Football League and Major League Baseball went purple during games schedule for Spirit Day.Read More

NJ marriages begin on Monday

The New Jersey Supreme Court has said the state will start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, with the first marriages on Monday, even before the court issues a definitive ruling. Even Senator-elect Corey Booker has said that he will officiate at weddings on Monday.

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National LGBT organizations use #SpiritDay to educate and inspire

LGBT advocacy and service organizations joined millions of people going purple for Spirit Day. While prominent figures like Laverne Cox, Jenny "JWOWW" Farley, and Jason Collins served as Spirit Day Ambassadors, national LGBT organizations shared an anti-bullying message with their own communities.

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WWE Superstars go purple, encourage fans to do #SpiritDay

World Wrestling Entertainment went purple for Spirit Day in a big way, led by the first openly gay Superstar, Darren Young.

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Statewide LGBT organizations go purple for #SpiritDay

From state to state, LGBT orgs went purple for Spirit Day. Below are a sampling of the state LGBT organizations who went purple for Spirit Day.

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