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Google, YouTube to be Honored at GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers | August 11, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today announced it will honor global technology leader Google and video-sharing innovator YouTube at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco: Game Changers at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on September 13, 2014. For more information visit www.glaad.org/sfgala.

Zeke Stokes joins GLAAD as Vice President of Programs | August 7, 2014

New York, NY - GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today announced Zeke Stokes as the organization's Vice President of Programs.

GLAAD Releases Updated Media Reference Guide | August 5, 2014

For over 15 years the GLAAD Media Reference Guide has been a resource for journalists and media creators seeking information that will help them write fair, accurate, and inclusive stories about the LGBT community. The newly released ninth edition of the guide includes an updated transgender terminology section and two completely new "In Focus" sections with information on covering the bisexual and transgender communities.

GLAAD'S 'Studio Responsibility Index' Finds Lack of LGBT Images, Offensive Content in Films Released by Seven Largest Studios | July 22, 2014

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today released its second annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI), a report that maps the quantity, quality and diversity of images of LGBT people in films released by the seven largest motion picture studios during the 2013 calendar year. To view the report, visit http://www.glaad.org/sri

GLAAD and over 25 organizations: FIFA must take action on homophobia in soccer | July 11, 2014

GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, along with over 25 U.S. and international LGBT and human rights organizations sent a letter today to FIFA demanding concrete action to address homophobia in the game and anti-gay chants yelled in the stands. In advance of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, GLAAD also announced a continued campaign to educate FIFA and corporate sponsors about the standing anti-LGBT laws in both of those countries.