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GLAAD National Board of Directors appoints Pamela Stewart as new co-chair, announces new members Ariadne Getty, Nicole Eisenberg | October 24, 2016

New York, NY —GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization today announced that The Coca-Cola Company executive Pamela Stewart has been appointed to co-chair of GLAAD’s National Board of Directors, serving alongside author and advocate Jennifer Finney Boylan. Additionally, President and Executive Director of the Ariadne Getty Foundation, Ariadne Getty and philanthropist Nicole Eisenberg will join the organization’s National Board of Directors.

GLAAD leads millions in united stand against bullying for Spirit Day | October 20, 2016

New York – GLAAD, the world's LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today showcased the participants for Spirit Day 2016. Each year, GLAAD leads celebrities, media outlets, brands, landmarks, sports leagues, faith groups, school districts, universities, and everyday individuals to go purple in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBTQ youth.

GLAAD to honor Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed | October 17, 2016

New York, NY – GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will be honored at GLAAD Atlanta on October 26. GLAAD Atlanta is a celebration of national and local leaders accelerating LGBTQ acceptance and will be hosted by local radio personality Melissa Carter with a special performance by Grammy award-nominated and Dove Award-winning country artist Ty Herndon.

GLAAD launches Spirit Day app in support of LGBTQ youth | October 12, 2016

New York – GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced today the launch of the "Go Purple for #SpiritDay" app, powered by Toyota Financial Services. The free app allows users to take part in Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world supporting LGBTQ youth, by making their social media profiles purple. The app also offers anti-bullying resources for students, parents, and educators.

GLAAD Celebrates Third Annual Bisexual Awareness Week | September 19, 2016

New York – GLAAD, the world's leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization today announced its participation in the third annual Bisexual Awareness Week (#BiWeek) in partnership with BiNet USA; America’s oldest advocacy organization for bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer-identified, and unlabeled people.