Posts by Mackenzie Harte, Coordinator, Education & Training


Dangerous and discriminatory South Carolina bill heads to hearing

Tomorrow, South Carolina SB 1203 will head to hearing within the state senate. This bill comes following similar discriminatory bills being passed in North Carolina and Mississippi, among others. Read More

GLAAD releases new guide for reporting on bisexual community

Despite comprising a large portion of the LGBT community as a whole, bisexual people face disproportionately high rates of physical and mental illness, and are more likely to experience sexual and intimate partner violence than gay, lesbian, or non-LGBT people. In partnership with leading bi advocacy groups, GLAAD is shaping the cultural narrative in order to accelerate acceptance for the bi+ community.

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PHOTOS: Hundreds of voices Mississippi Gov. Bryant ignored by signing HB 1523 into law

"I am your neighbor, Governor Bryant, and I am a lesbian. I am Mississippi, and we all deserve the same rights."Read More

Eyes on Mississippi Governor: anti-LGBT HB 1523 passes legislature

Mississippi's House Bill 1523 has passed the Mississippi legislature and will be sent to Governor Phil BryantRead More

VIDEO: Logo to air GLAAD Media Awards on April 4th

The 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards will air Monday April 4th, 2015, at 10pm ET/PT only on Logo. Read More

GLAAD signs letter urging Georgia state leaders to stop discriminatory #FADA bill

GLAAD has signed on to a letter addressed to Georgia government leaders to protest the proposed "First Amendment Defense Act," or FADA, that would legalize discrimination against LGBT people and have negative effects on the state's commerce. Read More

#VoteWithUs couple nominated for Irish LGBT ally award

Brighid and Paddy Whyte , an elderly married couple from Ireland, have been nominated at the GALAS LGBT Awards for their sincere videos submitted to the #VoteWithUs campaign for marriage equality in Ireland. They have been nominated in the category of "LGBT Ally," for their work with the #VoteWithUs campaign for the referendum for equal marriage in Ireland.Read More
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