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

Guest Post: Was Marco McMillian killed in Mississippi because he was black or gay?

Guest blogger Irene Monroe discusses the murder mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, asking about the state of hate crime laws in Mississippi.

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Join GLAAD and thousands of marriage equality supporters before the Supreme Court

GLAAD will be on the ground with thousands of marriage equality supporters to show widespread support for marriage equality. Join us and the United for Marriage coalition in Washington, DC to rally for marriage equality for all loving and committed couples.

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BREAKING: Top UK opponent of marriage equality admits to sexual misconduct

Cardinal Keith O’Brien, the United Kingdom’s most vocal faith opponent of marriage equality, admitted to sexual misconduct. He resigned from his post last week, amid allegations of sexual misconduct with seminary students. He has now announced that he will no longer contest the allegations.

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Religious leaders call for DOMA, Prop 8 to be struck down

An unprecedented number of faith organizations have filed amicus curiae calling for both Prop 8 and DOMA to be struck down.

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White House urges Supreme Court to allow marriage equality after Prop 8 case

The White House will file an amicus brief, urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's Proposition 8, and return marriage equality to the state.

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Media should not resort to sensationalized gay scapegoating in Vatican coverage

Italy's largest newspaper, has linked the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI to an internal Vatican report that discusses the "Vatileaks" scandal. However, as the story picks up steam, the headlines are focusing on one particular alleged lobby group, the "gay lobby."

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Victory! Associated Press adds 'husband' and 'wife' for gay couples to Stylebook

Following widespread confusion and outcry, the Associated Press (AP) has updated its style guidelines to include "husband" and "wife" as acceptable terminology for people in a legal marriage.

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Valentine's Day: A Good Day for Marriage Equality

Many may not realize that Valentine's Day has a historic and religious roots that make this the perfect day to publicly call for marriage equality.

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