More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
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- Bookselling giant Amazon.com removed a highly offensive, anti-LGBT calendar from its website after GLAAD and LGBT advocates spoke out. Barnes and Noble also axed the calendar from its website, noting that the piece was never sold in stores.
- In the days following Chicago Cardinal Francis George’s comments comparing the LGBT movement to the Ku Klux Klan, GLAAD helped religious leaders speak out against the Cardinal’s anti-gay bias in local and national media, including the Chicago Tribune and NBC.
- GLAAD’s Faith & Campaigns Fellow Miriam Lazewatsky penned an article for The Huffington Post highlighting the importance of support LGBT equality during Hanukkah.
- GLAAD helped loving couples in Hawaii share their stories in local and national news media as the Aloha State celebrated new civil union laws for gay and lesbian couples.
GLAAD in the News:
Chicago Tribune - ABC's 'Work It' not too pretty in premiere: CBS' 'NCIS' duo top Tuesday; NBC's 'Loser' down
Entertainment Weekly – ‘Work It’: Act like a (completely inaccurate representation of a) lady, think like a (prehistoric) man
The Hollywood Reporter - 'Work It' on ABC: What the Critics are Saying
The Hollywood Reporter – Archie comics features first-ever gay wedding
The Los Angeles Times - Television reviews: 'Work It,' 'Jane By Design'
NPR - Mid-Season TV Replacement Shows Hope To Score Big
TV Guide - Tuesday in Review: Work It Doesn't, See Jane Yawn
The Washington Post - ‘Work It’: ABC’s new sitcom is the same old drag
Passport – Amazon.com removes offensive anti-gay calendar
Queerty – By Universal Decree, Work It Is The Worst Show On Television—Possibly Ever