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.
The White House has extended an invitation for GLAAD and LGBT Catholic leaders to attend the White House reception for Pope Francis. Ross Murray, GLAAD's Director of Programs, will be representing the organization at the ceremony which will welcome Pope Francis before the Pope and President Obama meet privately.
While global leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly, GLAAD is hosting Global Voices and Media Messages of LGBT People—a sidebar panel discussion event—to discuss how global media facilitates pro- and anti-LGBT messages.
This week, NOI Polls, in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in Nigeria, released polling data about Nigerians’ awareness, perception, and levels of acceptance of the LGBT community in the country.