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

Dr. Oz Agrees with National Health Organizations that 'Reparative Therapy' Is Dangerous and Not for Minors

One day after the airing of a show in which Dr. Oz discussed “both sides” of a debunked and dangerous practice, often called “reparative therapy”, he has now written a blog post distancing himself from the practice.

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Eye On the Media: Facts About So-Called 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Recent developments concerning so-called “ex-gay” programs will likely capture media attention. When reporting on this issue, it is absolutely critical that journalists provide audiences with the proper context for this discussion.

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Film Based on 8mm Archives to Explore LGBT/Puerto Rican Family Dynamics in 80s

Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo is exploring her family history and finding LGBT people weren't discussed in her family. In her film, Memories of a Penitent Heart, she explores the relationship between her gay uncle, her devoutly Roman Catholic grandmother, Puerto Rican culture, and a world that was waking up to the reality of AIDS.

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Community Demands Justice for Young Woman Attacked on Thanksgiving in Alabama

Mallory Owens visited her girlfriend’s family for Thanksgiving, but was brutally attacked by her girlfriend’s brother, leaving her with multiple fractures, a broken nose, and eyes swollen shut.Read More

Are you getting married in Washington? GLAAD wants to hear from you!

If you and your loved one plan to wed on the first days of marriage equality in the state and are open to sharing your love story and wedding plans with the media, GLAAD really wants to hear from you!

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White House Observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

The White House has joined the coalition of organizations and individuals who are observing Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), to remember those that have been lost due to anti-transgender violence.

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Guest Post: Meeting Spiritual Needs on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Barbara Satin shared this reflection as she prepared to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20. Barbara is the Faith & Work Associate at the Institute for Welcoming Resources at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

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Guest Post: Being the Spouse of a Trans Clergy Man

Deborah Weekley shares her story as a part of Transgender Awareness Week about her life and relationship with her husband, the Rev. David Weekley.

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