GLAAD has joined calls from leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocates in urging media to report critically on responses from anti-LGBT organizations including the Family Research Council (FRC) and the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) following a shooting at FRC headquarters last week.
Following outrage over Chick-fil-A’s multi-million dollar contributions to anti-LGBT hate groups, GLAAD has joined a Change.org petition started this morning by a gay Atlanta mom and her family, calling on Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy to meet with them.
CEO of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Neil Giuliano, who formerly served as mayor of Tempe, Arizona and as President of GLAAD, released his memoir, The Campaign Within: A Mayor's Private Journey to Public Leadership, earlier this month.
GLAAD President Herndon Graddick joined Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin last week and wrote an op-ed for the Dallas Morning News criticizing the Boy Scouts of America for maintaining its ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.
Last week, journalists from around the country descended on New Orleans for the largest annual convening of African-American journalists in the country, at the 37th annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) convention.
Friday afternoon, GLAAD staff had the extraordinary opportunity to meet, speak with, and answer questions from a group of seventeen foreign journalists who cover LGBT issues in their home countries. Reporters from Uganda, Moldova, Nigeria, Singapore, Chile, India, Guyana, and ten other nations joined us in our New York offices.
More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.