GLAAD commemorates International Human Rights Day with a video featuring international LGBT leaders speaking about how the media can accelerate or hinder acceptance for LGBT people from around the world.
The world has its first country that offers marriage equality for same-sex couples as a result of a vote of the people. Ireland last May made international headlines by voting "yes" for marriage equality.
At GLAAD's first ever international board meeting in London last week, GLAAD heard from Bisi Alimi, the founder of the Bisi Alim Foundation, an LGBT advocacy organization that works to drive a more inclusive legislation and cultural environment for LGBT Nigerians through research, training, campaigning, and advocacy.
On the morning that GLAAD announced the expansion of its commitment to global LGBT work, the organization sat down with 22 UK-based LGBT advocacy organizations and leaders to hear the work that is being done, and spark ideas for possible collaboration.