Posts by Alexandra Bolles, Associate Director, Campaigns & External Engagement

Take a look at some Southern Stories that accelerated acceptance in 2015

GLAAD's Southern Stories initiative tells the stories of LGBT people and their allies in the South to create a cultural shift towards LGBT acceptance and understanding in the region. Here are just some of the ways GLAAD worked towards this mission in 2015.Read More

Mississippi group awards trans physician for outstanding job performance

Advocate and husband L.B. can now also add award-winning medical professional to his list of accomplishments.Read More

GLAAD releases guide for covering Georgia's LGBT community

Despite recent advances in LGBT rights nationwide, there is still much work to be done to achieve full LGBT equality and acceptance in Georgia. Read More

VIDEO: GLAAD and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation launch HIV and AIDS PSA

The PSA, produced by the award-winning Martian Entertainment, was created by GLAAD and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation as part of an ongoing partnership that launched earlier this year with a resource guide for journalists covering HIV and AIDS in a new era of prevention and treatment.Read More

The BiCast urges bi community to stand against bullying on #SpiritDay

"To not feel supported sets them up for a dangerous situation," Lynette added, noting the loss of numerous bi and trans youth to suicide has left a deep sadness throughout the community as a whole.Read More

GLAAD invites presidential candidates to support #SpiritDay this Thursday

"While every candidate running for President doesn't agree with us on issues of equality and acceptance for all LGBT people, certainly we can all agree that no kid deserves to be bullied or harassed simply for being who they are," Read More

Sign the #SpiritDay pledge and you could win tickets to meet Britney Spears in Vegas

Britney Spears will fly one lucky #SpiritDay supporter and a friend to Vegas, where they'll get to see her Planet Hollywood show, "Britney: Piece of Me," and meet her backstage!Read More

GLAAD releases guide for covering South Carolina's LGBT community

This media guide comes after GLAAD's Accelerating Acceptance report showed that 61% of American southerners show discomfort towards the LGBT community.Read More
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