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GLAAD launches "Southern Stories" program | October 29, 2014


NEW YORK, NY – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today launched GLAAD Southern Stories, a new program that aims to build support for equality in the American South. The launch was announced at GLAAD Atlanta, a celebration of national and local leaders advancing LGBT equality through the media. The event, which raises critical funds in support of GLAAD’s year-round work to rewrite the script for LGBT equality, featured a special surprise appearance by football player Michael Sam.

GLAAD launches new video series showcasing culture-changing stories | October 23, 2014


NEW YORK, NY – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today launched "GLAAD: All Access," a new online video series that features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference for equality. The series, hosted by GLAAD’s Claire Pires, is part of GLAAD’s culture-changing work to share stories that build support for LGBT equality.

"GLAAD: All Access" episodes 1-3 are now exclusively available on GLAAD’s website at http://glaad.org/allaccess.

GLAAD leads millions in a united stand against bullying for Spirit Day | October 16, 2014


The Today Show, Good Morning America, The View, Empire State Building, NASDAQ, Major League Baseball, NBA, United States Senators and Representatives, and more ‘go purple’ in support of LGBT youth

PepsiCo, Wells Fargo, Comcast-NBCUniversal, Google among supporting companies

NBC News, MTV, MTV2, VH1, Comedy Central, OWN, TV Land turn on-air logos purple for Spirit Day

ABC FAMILY TO JOIN MILLIONS IN 'GOING PURPLE' FOR SPIRIT DAY IN UNITED STAND AGAINST BULLYING | October 15, 2014

Cast members from across all of ABC Family's original series, including Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters deliver special Spirit Day video messages, network to turn series' key art and social media profiles purple on October 16