Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

This Olympic gay kiss challenges censorship and criminalization

We’ve probably seen similar images during a news blooper reel, people camera bombing behind the reporter during a live news report. This time, the kiss signaled something bigger than just a kiss. 

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The Big Apple Turned Purple for LGBTQ Youth on #SpiritDay

GLAAD is headquartered in New York City, and we are so proud that the city around us went purple for LGBTQ youth on Spirit Day.

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A volleyball coach told Ellen about being fired for being gay, showing why we need the Equality Act.

At the end of August, as Inoke Tonga was preparing to start the volleyball season at Valor High School in Denver, Colorado, he was confronted by school staff.

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Two New LGBTQ Bishops Demonstrate Faithful Leadership and Advocacy

While the relationship of LGBTQ people and the Christian church has historically been one of exclusion and discrimination, two newly installed bishops offer a sign of hope for LGBTQ people in the Lutheran Church.

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Protect the LGBTQ Vote: Join GLAAD for the March On for Voting Rights

On Saturday, August 28, GLAAD is teaming up with Headcount, the Anti-Defamation League, the Brennan Center for Justice, Drag Out the Vote, Indivisible, the TransLatin@ Coalition, and dozens of other partners us for

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LGBTQ Olympians deserve fair coverage. GLAAD's Olympic guide helps them get that.

GLAAD’s media-shaping work was in full swing during the Summer Olympic Games, held in Tokyo.

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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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