Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

I don't want to worry about Franklin Graham during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now I need to

The Samaritan’s Purse field hospital in New York City provides much-needed beds. However, CEO Franklin Graham is an attack dog that hasn’t passed up an opportunity to demonize LGBTQ people. Graham is requiring all healthcare providers in his field hospital to adhere to a statement of faith, in which marriage is defined as "exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female" and the unrighteous are sentenced to "everlasting punishment in hell."

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Singapore's court upholds colonial-era law that jails LGBTQ people

While the world comes together to fight COVID-19, Singapore decided to further ostracize its LGBTQ citizens, many of whom are already at risk from the virus. Singapore’s high court has dismissed the cases of three men challenging Section 377A of the country’s penal code, which criminalizes LGBTQ people. 

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Exclusive Clip: Family with Two Moms Competes on Nickelodeon's 'The Crystal Maze'

Friday night, tune into The Crystal Maze to cheer on an LGBTQ advocate and her family as they face a completely new set of challenges that bring them closer together as a family.

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GLAAD Media Institute closes Australian tour in Sydney celebrating #SpiritDay

The GLAAD Media Institute ended its two-week Australian training tour by celebrating Spirit Day with LGBTQ advocates in Sydney. Participants from a variety of Australian organizations.

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LGBTQ advocates turn Chinese social media purple for #SpiritDay

Chinese advocates are taking to the top Chinese social media platforms WeChat, Weibo, and QQ encouraging people to go purple in support of Spirit Day.

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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.

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Achievement Unlocked! GLAAD Media Institute trains 10,000 storytellers

Today, the GLAAD Media Institute hit a monumental milestone when it trained its 10,000th storyteller just three years since the program’s inception.

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Global Organizations are Turning the World Purple for #SpiritDay

Spirit Day purple is spreading around the globe. What began as an action by a single Canadian teenager, Brittany McMillan, has expanded into a global phenomenon with organizations and influencers around the world posting for Spirit Day.

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