GLAAD Media Institute launches a 5-city Australian tour to a packed house in Melbourne

The GLAAD Media Institute kicked off a five city Australian training tour in Melbourne, in partnership with The Equality Project.

Ross Murray, Senior Director of the GLAAD Media Institute led a room of 50 advocates representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer organizations and individuals. Advocates in attendance were working on suicide prevention, health care, transgender representation, the arts, elder representation, the bisexual community, and a host of other topics.

The course held in the offices of Mercer, titled “Building a Media Strategy for Long Term Change,” and focused on building campaigns that call for positive change in the world, with an extra emphasis on digital campaigns.

From Melbourne, the GLAAD Media Institute will lead master classes in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Sydney. It is the fourth training visit in collaboration between the GLAAD Media Institute and The Equality Project.

The GLAAD Media Institute enables people to build the core skills and techniques that effectuate positive cultural change. Since 2017, it has trained over 10,000 advocates, storytellers, and everyday people wanting to deepen their media impact. Learn more and register for an upoming course at