Posts by Claire Pires, Video and News Strategist

All Access: GLAAD launches new online video series, kicks off with Laverne Cox

GLAAD: All Access is an online series featuring news-makers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. For the premiere episode, host Claire Pires, sits down with Laverne Cox.Read More

iHeartRadio goes purple for #spiritday

iHeartRadio decorated their entire website in purple by changing their header and the skin of the website. They made their logo purple to show support as well. Read More

MSNBC is dedicated to #spiritday; hosts Twitter chat with GLAAD President

MSNBC took part in Spirit Day all day long with on-air segments dedicated to Spirit Day in addition to a popular Twitter chat with GLAAD's President, several articles, and op-eds.Read More

VIDEO: Laverne Cox lights the Empire State Building purple for #spiritday

The Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox lit the iconic Empire State Building purple for Spirit Day. This is the first time that the world's most famous office building went purple for Spirit Day in a stand against bullying. Read More

VIDEO: LGBT youth share stories with GLAAD about being bullied

The Hetrick-Martin Institute is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of LGBT youth. GLAAD visited its location in downtown New York City and interviewed LGBT young people about being bullied.

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Matthew Shepard: His legacy continues

Even after sixteen years, the name and story of Matthew Shepard, carved into American history and whose murder represented a watershed moment that forever changed the conversation about the LGBT experience, not only still resonates but also continues to have impact.Read More

EXCLUSIVE: GLAAD talks to South Carolina's Colleen Condon

GLAAD interviewed Charleston County Councilwoman Colleen Condon minutes after Colleen and her fiancee Nichols Bleckley filled out a marriage license form and pay their $70 fee and received the first same sex marriage license to be granted in Charleston County.Read More

AMPLIFIED: LGBT Voices in Advertising highlights inclusive ads

During the 11th annual Advertising Week, GLAAD, Omnicom Group, and Ketel One Vodka presented AMPLIFIED: LGBT Voices in Advertising to celebrate this year's groundbreaking LGBT-inclusive advertising at the Microsoft Stage in Times Square.Read More
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