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Actor and Advocate Omar Sharif Jr. Joins GLAAD Staff

GLAAD today announced that actor and LGBT advocate Omar Sharif Jr. will join GLAAD's staff as National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer. Complementing the work of National Spokesperson Wilson Cruz, Sharif Jr. will be an essential part of GLAAD's Development team, helping to build relationships with donors and raise vital funds to support GLAAD's work to lead the conversation for LGBT equality.

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GLAAD, Trans Advocates Meet with LA Times to Address Trans Coverage

On Tuesday, GLAAD and members of the Los Angeles trans community met with editors and staff members at the Los Angeles Times for an honest, off-the-record discussion about issues that uniquely affect trans people.
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March 24, 2013

GLAAD affirms commitment to trans people, LGBT community and allies on Melissa Harris-Perry Show

On Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC, GLAAD announced that the organization has formally dropped the words 'Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation' from its name and will be known going forward as simply GLAAD, the LGBT media advocacy organization.
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Guest Post: Award-Winning African Artist Shishani Defies Gay Stereotypes and Makes History

Being LGBT is still illegal in many African countries. Nimibian artist Shishani discusses the importance of being an out lesbian musician and her new single "Minority" which calls for LGBT equality.
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GLAAD in Action at the 25th Creating Change Conference in Atlanta #CC13

GLAAD joined thousands of LGBT people and allies from around the world to convene and strategize as part of the 25th Annual Creating Change Conference. Check out our amazing work and the work of other advocates who are trying to improve the world for LGBT people.
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