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

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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Court rules that "ex-gay" therapy is a fraud

Yesterday, a New Jersey jury found the “ex-gay” organization J.O.N.A.H guilty of consumer fraud.

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Meet 6 South Carolinians accelerating acceptance for LGBT people

GLAAD was in South Carolina June 15-16, for the Southern Stories Summer Tour. From some of the people we met on the tour, GLAAD is proud to introduce you to six people who are accelerating acceptance in the Palmetto State.

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YouTuber Raymond Braun shares reflection on #SouthernStories Summer Tour

YouTube star Raymond Braun joined GLAAD for the inaugural Southern Stories Summer Tour. He was at all the stops, talking to people and sharing his experience of traveling through the US South. Now Raymond has come out with a video of his experience as a part of the tour.

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Read President Obama's Pride Month proclamation

June marks LGBT Pride Month, a time for celebrating and advocating for further acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. In the press release inaugurating the month, President Obama highlighted the major federal action promoting LGBT justice in the past year, the Executive Order on LGBT Workforce Discrimination.

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After calls from Clemson community, Coach Swinney bows out of anti-LGBT event

After students and alumni at Clemson University in South Carolina started a Change.org petition, asking Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of an upcoming anti-LGBT fundraiser, Swinney issued a statement indicating that he would be bowing out.

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Gay priest removed from Seton Hall breaks his silence to Outsports

Outsports has spoken with Warren Hall, the former Seton Hall chaplain who was removed from his position for posting a NOH8 photo on his Facebook page.

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TAKE ACTION: Join Clemson students calling on football coach to bow out of anti-LGBT fundraiser

LGBT and allied Clemson University students are calling on Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of a prominent anti-LGBT fundraiser. You can join them.

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