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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday launched Free & Equal, an unprecedented global public education campaign for LGBT equality.
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The 2013 World Pride Power List was unveiled today and GLAAD National Spokesperson Omar Sharif, Jr. was named to the prestigious list. This week Omar spoke with CBC News about Wednesday's landmark victory for equality as the Supreme Court struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" and restored marriage equality to California with the end of Prop. 8.
In a landmark victory for equality, the United States Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key section of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" or DOMA and restored marriage equality in California. Celebrities took to Twitter this week to share their excitement and celebrate marriage equality.
Omar Sharif Jr. appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss the LGBT issues GLAAD is focusing on with Robert Traynham.
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.