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

Read what fuels one intersex advocate

Sean Saifa Wall, an intersex activist and leader at Advocates for Informed Choice, wrote a reflection in the news and commentary site, Quartz, reflecting on the relationship between his intersex advocacy and his personal life.

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"This is about people. And it's about families." Outgoing AG Eric Holder on LGBT equality and cultural acceptance

In an interview published by The Advocate the day after Loretta Lynch was confirmed to become the next Attorney General of the United States, the man who currently holds the position, Eric Holder, explained his own journey to become an LGBT ally, as well as the acceptance gap for LGBT people and African Americans.

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VIDEO: Sarah Kate Ellis urges Irish to vote for marriage equality

GLAAD is adding its voice to the growing chorus asking Irish citizens to vote yes for marriage equality. With a new video, posted to the Irish marriage equality web site, www.votewithus.org, GLAAD's president and CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis, urged a yes vote for marriage equality on May 22.

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GLAAD calls on President Obama and media to address LGBT safety in Jamaica

GLAAD has joined 20 other LGBT and human rights organizations in urging President Obama to address the persecution of LGBT people in Jamaica during his upcoming visit to the country.

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Georgia's own 'license to discriminate' bill dies at the end of the legislative session

The Georgia legislative session ended without passing a bill that would have legalized discrimination against the LGBT community. Much like Indiana and Arkansas, Georgia was considering a 'license to discriminate' bill. It had already passed the Georgia Senate, and was then tabled by the House Judiciary Committee.

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One simple graphic shows the anti-LGBT animus behind Indiana's new law

Indiana Governor Mike Pence went on This Week with George Stephanopoulos to defend Indiana's so-called 'Religious Freedom Restoration Act', but info from GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project demonstrated how much anti-LGBT animus was behind the law.

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Atlanta's Emory University to hear #SouthernStories from openly transgender ministers

For the first time, two openly transgender ministers are scheduled to preach at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Emory's LGBT student organization Sacred Worth organized a week of education, entitled “Trans*forming Christianity.”

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VIDEO: Ellen DeGeneres presents Kerry Washington with the Vanguard Award at #glaadawards in LA

Ellen DeGeneres presented Kerry Washington with the Vanguard Award at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.Read More
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