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

GLAAD brings together global LGBT advocates to discuss media and advocacy

Today, GLAAD hosted international media figures and LGBT advocates in a panel event – Global Voices and Media Messages of LGBT People.Read More

GLAAD set to join LGBT Catholic leaders at White House reception for Pope Francis

The White House has extended an invitation for GLAAD and LGBT Catholic leaders to attend the White House reception for Pope Francis. Ross Murray, GLAAD's Director of Programs, will be representing the organization at the ceremony which will welcome Pope Francis before the Pope and President Obama meet privately.

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LGBT Christians to Indiana Lawmakers: Get to know us before making laws against us

LGBT Christians marched to the Indiana capital to call on Governor Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers to learn more about the LGBT community before passing any more harmful laws.

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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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