Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

I heart NY. And NY hearts going purple for #SpiritDay

While GLAAD’s staff can’t be gathered in our New York City office, the rest of the city is going purple all around us

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#SpiritDay stretches from the earliest time zones across the globe

Spirit Day is a worldwide phenomenon. Even before October 15 began in the United States, organizations, people, companies and institutions starting going purple, beginning in the earlies time zones, slowing working their way across the globe.

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Don't sit this one out. GLAAD launches 100 Days of Action leading up to election day

Today, GLAAD announced it is launching 100 Days of Action in the run up to Election Day, November 3

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Take action with GLAAD: Get your LGBTQ friends and allies to pledge to vote

More than ever, we need voters who understand the impact of elections on the LGBTQ community. That means they need to hear from you about why LGBTQ issues are such an important part of the election conversation.

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NYC Gave Franklin Graham Everything He Wanted. Now It's Time To Go.

Franklin Graham didn't let a crisis go to waste when he rolled into New York City to set up his tent hospital. And he got what he wanted: fundraising and publicity.

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GLAAD's Monica Trasandes recognized as Latinx LGBTQ leader by Honor 41

Honor 41 has included GLAAD’s Director of Spanish-Language & Latinx Media and Representation Monica Trasandes in this year's list of LGBTQ Latinx leaders.

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Feeling isolated from your Easter celebration? Join these virtual LGBTQ inclusive gatherings for Holy Week

COVID-19 requires everyone to stay at home and practice social distancing, which is a struggle for all of us this Easter season, especially those LGBTQ-identifying individuals who already have been alienated from their places of worship. Fortunately, LGBTQ faith organizations are stepping up. We previously posted some Passover celebrations, and today we are sharing some Easter commemorations.

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Chag Pesach Sameach! While at home, join these LGBTQ inclusive virtual Passover celebrations

Passover begins tonight. The traditional practice is for families and communities to gather around a meal to retell the story of struggle and liberation for the Jewish people. While it may feel different not to gather this year, LGBTQ Jews who have felt the exclusion of faith communities may find this year’s virtual Seders more open and accepting, since they can participate and reconnect with their faith tradition from the safety of their own home.

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