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

Support Fallon Fox: #Fight4Fallon with Go! Athletes, GLAAD and other #FallonFighters

GO! Athletes, the LGBTQ athlete empowerment network, has launched a social media campaign in support of transgender mixed martial arts fighter Fallon Fox. The campaign, #Fight4Fallon, will encourage everyone to become #FallonFighters.

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GUEST POST: Adorable lesbian couple tells NYC what the fall of DOMA means to them

One couples tells GLAAD (and all of New York) what getting married and having it recognized means to them.

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GLAAD Acting President motivates NYC marriage rally

GLAAD's Acting President, Dave Montez, addressed the New York marriage rally, cheering these victories, but also pointing to the remaining work to be done. In case you missed it, here are his comments.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down DOMA and returns marriage to California

In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court today struck down the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' or DOMA, a law that prohibited the federal government from recognizing legally married same-sex couples, and rejected an appeal that would have protected California's anti-gay Proposition 8 or Prop. 8, a statewide ban on marriage equality.

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Closing time: "Ex-gay" group realizes they're wrong

The leadership of Exodus International has announced that they are shutting their doors after 3 decades of practicing so-called ‘ex-gay’ ministry. According to a statement on the group’s web site, the board of directors was finding ‘ex-gay’ work more and more difficult, given their anti-gay words and actions.Read More

Former GLAAD intern schools anti-gay activist on The Daily Show

The Daily Show took on the issue of gay and Christian persecution, and called on GLAAD's former Religion, Faith & Values intern, Todd Clayton to tell them more.Read More

GUEST POST: Coming out to my dad, an evangelical pastor

Two years ago, Todd Clayton told his dad, who is an evangelical pastor, that he is gay. This is his story.

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Marcel Neergaard named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' by Melissa Harris-Perry

Following his success getting StudentsFirst to rescind its 'education reformer of the year' award from anti-gay Tennessee State Representative John Ragan, Marcel Neergaard was named 'Foot Soldier of the Week' on the Melissa Harris-Perry show.

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