After over 600,000 people signed a GLAAD petition, the government of the United Kingdom has pardoned thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted under historical laws that criminalized people on the basis of sexual orientation.
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To both honor and raise money for the victims of the Orlando attacks, the London Gay Men’s Chorus is releasing a charity single, their cover of Simon and Garfunklel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water.
2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.
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.
GLAAD announced the launch of a UK operation as part of its growing global work to accelerate acceptance of the LGBT community.
All Access: Matthew Warchus, director of Pride, talks Golden Globe-nominated film
GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, host Claire Pires sat down with Matthew Warchus, the director of Pride, to talk about the Golden Globe-nominated film.
Orashia Edwards fled his home country of Jamaica to escape; his bisexuality made him a target for anti-LGBT violence. So, he sought asylum in the United Kingdom, which he received for a time only for it to be denied later on because the UK government felt Edwards was dishonest about being a bisexual man.