Host Defames People Living with HIV/AIDS, saying: “Tuberculosis is a Disease. AIDS is a Civil Right. Thanks to the homosexual AIDS lobby, AIDS is a civil right. When you get AIDS pal, the door opens up to you.”
November 14 – 20 individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues the community faces.
Desde el 19-26 de septiembre, únase a GLAAD para reconocer a la comunidad bisexual por la semana para concientizar el público de la bisexualidad o Bisexual Awarenes Week, incluyendo la celebración del Día de la Bisexualidad el 23 de septiembre.
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June 4, 2009 — On June 2 GLAAD issued a Call to Action in response to defamatory and dehumanizing comments made on KRXQ-FM’s May 28th edition of the Rob, Arnie & Dawn in the Morning radioshow in Sacramento, California. The show is also heard on KDOT-FM in Reno, Nevada. Radio hosts Rob Williams and Arnie States made the remarks which included advocating child abuse of transgender children. Hundreds of LGBT people and allies across the nation contacted the program to voice their serious concerns.
May 23, 2009 – On May 22, GLAAD released a Call to Action in response to remarks made the night before by judge Nigel Lythgoe on the popular reality competition show So You Think You Can Dance. Today, GLAAD President Neil G. Giuliano and Senior Director of Media Programs Rashad Robinson spoke with Mr. Lythgoe. He expressed his apology over his misuse of words and released this official statement: