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

Gay Man Arrested for Staying at His Partner's Bedside at Hospital

A Missouri man was arrested because he stayed by his partner's bedside in the hospital. The hospital refused to recognize Roger as a part of Allen's family, put him handcuffs, and escorted him out of the building. Roger is now unable to see his partner at all, because of a restraining order following his arrest.Read More

Gay man delivers Catholic diocese over 18,000 signatures, diocese refuses to meet

Nicholas Coppola, the gay man who was stripped of his involvement with his local Roman Catholic parish, delivered 18,603 signatures to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, requesting to be restored to full engagement with his local parish. The signatures were gathered through the social justice organization, Faithful America in less than one week after launching the campaign. Read More

Take Action: Tell The Dove Foundation that Bishop Gene Robinson's Story is Family-Friendly

Join GLAAD and Groundswell to tell the Dove Foundation that Love Free or Die, the story of the first openly gay bishop Gene Robinson, shares a message that all families, including LGBT families need to be represented in the media.

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GLAAD Glitters, Elvis Duran Honored and Wilson Cruz Knighted at Night of a Thousand Gowns

On Saturday night the Imperial Court of New York honored GLAAD at their seminal event, Night of a Thousand Gowns. The event raised money for the critical and culture-changing work of GLAAD through fashion, song, and more sequins than can be counted.

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GLAAD to Media: Tell the Story of Anti-Transgender Violence Correctly

Two instances of anti-transgender murders occurred in Orlando, Florida and Baltimore, Maryland over the last 24 hours. Both were transgender women of color. And when the media doesn't tell their story correctly, it perpetuates misleading stereotypes about transgender people.Read More

Watch GLAAD in Webcast on LGBT People and Globalization

GLAAD is proud to be a part of 'Sex, Love and Violence: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in a Globalized World' on Thursday and Friday. Tune into our panel online.

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Film Featuring Openly Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Denied 'Family Friendly' Status

The Dove Foundation has denied Director the critically-acclaimed documentary LOVE FREE OR DIE, featuring Bishop Gene Robinson, its “Family Approved” seal. Read More

Gay man removed from Catholic parish involvement after marriage

As Cardinal Dolan calls for a Roman Catholic Church open to LGBT people, one New York gay man finds himself removed from parish life.

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