Snapshots of Our Work
Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?
Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
- GLAAD is on the ground in Hawaii as the Aloha State readies to begin civil unions for same-sex couples. GLAAD is working with news outlets like the Hawaii Tribune Herald to share the stories of loving and committed gay and lesbian couples in an effort to build acceptance and increase understanding across the nation.
- GLAAD joined Puerto Rican pop sensation Ricky Martin in helping to raise visibility around anti-LGBT legislation currently on the docket in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico’s House of Representatives is soon expected to vote on an amendment that would strip LGBT citizens of vital hate crime protections.
- GLAAD’s Spanish-Language Media team worked closely with reporter Edwin J. Tamara of the Associated Press Spanish Desk on a story about transgender women seeking asylum. The article also quotes GLAAD’s Spanish-Language Media Reference Guide to explain transgender terminology to readers.
GLAAD in the News:
Houston Chronicle – Transgender individuals struggle to find church home, religious institutions struggle to understand
The Advocate – NBA will protect gay players
On Top Magazine – NBA bans discrimination based on sexual orientation
Towleroad – NBA adds gay protections to collective bargaining agreement
This month the United States Supreme Court will issue decisions on two cases critical to marriage equality. GLAAD is working with media outlets and couples around the country to push for marriage. Follow GLAAD for up to date news about the Supreme Court's decision at www.glaad.org/marriage