Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

Will love and commitment win in Ireland this Friday? Advocates want the Irish to #VoteWithUs

On Friday, Ireland will become the first country to hold a nation-wide referendum for marriage equality. Ireland isn't the first country to have marriage equality, but many will be watching to see what happens when the question goes before the voters.Read More

Congressional resolution recognizes IDAHOT, calls for end to discrimination

More than 60 congressional members, led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced a Congressional resolution in support of the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and BiphobiaRead More

For IDAHOT, UN asks people to look beyond the labels

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia is coming up fast on June 17, and a new video by the Free and Equal Campaign by the United Nations has encouraged us to look at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people in the face and learn about what they are doing with their lives.Read More

Laverne Cox introduces Sarah Kate Ellis at #glaadawards

Laverne Cox introduced GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday at New York's Waldorf Astoria.Read More

#May17Because: Love does not fit into boxes.

As part of GLAAD's Global Voices program, which works to accelerate LGBT acceptance across the globe, GLAAD is participating in and celebrating IDAHOT together with thousands of diverse groups and individuals.Read More

#May17Because: You don't have to be gay to fight homophobia

It takes more than just the LGBT community to speak up for LGBT people around the world. Read More

Read what fuels one intersex advocate

Sean Saifa Wall, an intersex activist and leader at Advocates for Informed Choice, wrote a reflection in the news and commentary site, Quartz, reflecting on the relationship between his intersex advocacy and his personal life.Read More

"This is about people. And it's about families." Outgoing AG Eric Holder on LGBT equality and cultural acceptance

In an interview published by The Advocate the day after Loretta Lynch was confirmed to become the next Attorney General of the United States, the man who currently holds the position, Eric Holder, explained his own journey to become an LGBT ally, as well as the acceptance gap for LGBT people and African Americans.Read More
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