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

Marcel Neergaard: Wearing purple can save lives

Spirit Day Ambassador Marcel Neergaard writes in the Huffington Post how important Spirit Day is for him.

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GLAAD's Tiq Milan to The New York Times: trans people are an integral part of the LGBT movement

GLAAD's Tiq Milan responded to the following questions posed by the New York Times, "Does it still make sense to think of trans rights as part of the gay-rights movement? Or at this point, is it a different campaign with different goals?"

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Why #SpiritDay is important: Long-term effects of bullying

A new study has demonstrated the long-term effects of bullying and the importance of anti-bullying programs, such as Spirit Day, when millions of people will wear purple to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth.

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VIDEO: Marcel Neergaard wants you to go purple for #SpiritDay

Marcel Neergaard, the 11 year-old boy who elevated the plight of LGBT bullying in Tennessee, has released a video, encouraging you to go purple for Spirit Day.

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Faith organizations get into the spirit of #SpiritDay

This Thursday, congregations, faith leaders, and religious organizations will join millions of people to go purple for Spirit Day.

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Anti-LGBT violence continues, 15 years after Matthew Shepard

GLAAD's Acting President, Dave Montez, reflects on GLAAD's role on anti-LGBT violence, from Matthew Shepard's murder to today.

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US Olympic Committee adds 'sexual orientation' to non-discrimination policy

The US Olympic Committee revised its non-discrimination policy to include 'sexual orientation.'Read More

VIDEO: Betty Crocker comes out for LGBT families on National Coming Out Day

GLAAD is proud to share some out and proud families from Betty Crocker, a proud supporter of LGBT families. Betty Crocker's new video is part of the Families Project which spotlights diverse families around the country.

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