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

International Olympic Committee sees no need to challenge Russia's anti-gay laws

The International Olympic Committee said Thursday that it had no grounds to challenge a Russian law widely perceived as anti-gay, angering LGBT and human rights activists, who say they will make their case with sponsors and governments taking part

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Anti-LGBT politicians introduce federal bill to protect discrimination against marriage equality

A description of the bill drawn up by the bishops refers to a “growing number of reports of individuals and organizations holding such beliefs being targeted for discrimination by state governments.” It referred to an August ruling by the New Me
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Transgender homecoming royalty still face bullying

Two transgender students in two homecomings on different sides of the country. Win, lose, or don't get to enter, they have been disrespected.

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United Methodist high court to hear challenge to ban on LGBT ministry

GLAAD has been working with several United Methodist organizations calling for full inclusion for LGBT people. One such leader on trial is the Rev. Dr. Thomas Olgetree, who performed the wedding of his son, Tom (a fomer GLAAD employee).

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Roman Catholic military chaplains banned from providing pastoral care to gay servicemembers

Pope Francis has said that the church should not "interfere spirituality" in the lives of LGBT people, but new policies for Roman Catholic military chaplains categorically denies couples counseling, marriages, and even funerals to gay service memb

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GUEST POST: For Celebrate Bisexuality Day, bridge the divide, don't widen it

The divide between lesbians and bisexuals is not a new issue in the LGBT community. Ignorance, fear and lack of acceptance are all issues the LGBT community faces as a whole when advocating for equality but they are also issues that present themselves among each of the letters that make up the LGBT community.

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For Celebrate Bisexuality Day, let's break some bisexual myths

Happy Celebrate Bisexuality Day from all your friends at GLAAD. We want to dismantle stereotypes and promote visibility, so let's take on some of the stereotypes about bisexual people.

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White House holds bisexual leaders roundtable

Today, as Americans commemorate Celebrate Bisexuality Day, the White House is holding a roundtable with some of the country's top bisexual advocates. This is a historic first gathering at the White House to address issues facing bisexual Americans.

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