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


Which celebrities will go purple as 2013's #SpiritDay ambassadors?

MTV talent including Ke$ha, JWOWW, Snooki, Nev and Max, Kye Allums, Jason Collins, the cast of 'Degrassi,' Elvis Duran, Brittney Griner, Jazz, Archie Comics' Kevin Keller, Maria Menounos, Kacey Musgraves, and Cristina Saralegui among 2013 Spirit Day Ambassadors.Read More

Laverne Cox to trans homecoming queen: You are loved, survive & thrive

Watch Laverne Cox deliver a message to Cassidy Lynn Campbell and America about trans youth.Read More

Corrective Rape, Celebrations of Diversity, and the Need for Global Community -- LGBT Life in El Salvador

This is part of a series of posts about LGBT communities in Central America, in which two lesbian-identified activists talk about dating, pride events, and the horrors that face some members of the LGBT community.Read More

Secret Meetings, 'Conversion Therapy' and Male Power -- LGBT Life in El Salvador

Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentimentRead More

Are Your Voting Rights in Jeopardy?

New voter ID laws could prevent more than 25,000 transgender citizens from voting, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has released “Voting While Trans” resources in order to educate trans voters on what they can do to successfully cast their ballots, particularly during what advocate Laverne Cox says is “a critical election season.”Read More

"Solidarity & Actions": Exclusive Interview with Young Lesbian Activists in El Salvador Part 1

GLAAD has an exclusive interview with a pair of young lesbian activists in El Salvador. In part one, we learn the history of their country's LGBT rights movement, and some of the massive hurdles their equality advocates have to overcome. Read More

VIDEO: "Love is Love: End Marriage Discrimination"

Watch the adorable “Love is Love,” a video inspired by “It’s time.”, a 2011 marriage equality video by a grassroots advocacy organization in Australia called Get Up!. Read More
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