Posts by Spencer Harvey, Communications Coordinator

GLAAD receives confirmation that gay and bisexual men are unfairly banned from donating plasma for experimental COVID-19 treatment

Today, GLAAD criticized the U.S. Food & Drug Administration as its guidelines that prevent gay and bisexual men, as well as others in the LGBTQ community, from donating blood during the COVID-19 crisis also apply to plasma donations.

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FDA "continuing to reevaluate" ban on blood from gay men, bisexual men, and other LGBTQ people as senators and celebrities join GLAAD in calling for an end to the ban

On Friday, GLAAD responded to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after it has stated that it will not be lifting the ban on gay men, bisexual men, and other LGBTQ people from donating blood during the COVID-19 crisis.

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GLAAD looks back at the best moments from past GLAAD Media Awards in New York including messages from Rosie O'Donnell, Laverne Cox, Elton John, Janet Mock, Ricky Martin, and Madonna

Last week, GLAAD made the difficult decision to cancel the GLAAD Media Awards in New York this year due to concerns and restrictions surrounding COVID-19.

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Tell Idaho Governor Brad Little to veto House Bill 500, which aims to harm transgender student athletes

Today, GLAAD is calling on Idaho Governor Brad Little to veto House Bill 500 (HB 500), which passed through the Idaho Senate yesterday.

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GLAAD joins over 100 LGBTQ organizations in open letter calling on U.S. public health officials and media to address the heightened vulnerability of LGBTQ people to COVID-19

On Wednesday, GLAAD joined over 100 LGBTQ organizations in releasing an open letter to media and public health officials outlining how certain LGBTQ people could be particularly vulnerable to novel coronavirus, as known as COVID-19.

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The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles: MIKA to Perform, Fortune Feimster to Host, with Special Guests Lil Nas X, Olivia Wilde, Hailee Steinfeld, Dan Levy and more

GLAAD today announced that recording artist and singer-songwriter MIKA will perform at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on April 16, and stand-up comedian, writer, and actress Fortune Feimster wil

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Alex Newell takes LGBTQ visibility to new heights in his role as Mo in NBC's 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist'

It’s now been eight years since Alex Newell made his big breakthrough as Unique “Wade” Adams on the hit series Glee.

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Bette Midler to make first-time appearance at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 19

GLAAD today announced that multi award-winning actress, singer, songwriter, and comedian Bette Midler will make her first-ever GLAAD Media Awards appearance as a presenter at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March

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