Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

28th Annual #glaadawards nominees lift up global voices

This year, several global voices are included in the GLAAD Media Awards nominees. These nominees bring visibility and understanding to the challenges and triumphs of LGBTQ people across the globe.

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Praying against their fellow Americans: Inauguration prayers from anti-LGBTQ activists

The religious leaders featured in the inauguration ceremony represent the agenda of the incoming president, which is why LGBTQ people have reason to fear.

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Dow Chemical shows its support for LGBTQ youth on #SpiritDay

Today, DOW Chemical Company stood together, quite literally, against bullying and in support of LGBTQ youth all around the globe. The company gathered their employees from all around the globe to show off their purple shirts.

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WWE puts the smack down on bullying for #SpiritDay

The WWE stands together with GLAAD in support of LGBTQ youth for Spirit Day. WWE has participated in Spirit Day every year since 2011.

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#SpiritDay purple is spreading around the globe

Spirit Day has become a global phenomenon, with millions of people and organizations going purple worldwide. 

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Bullying doesn't stop after the school bell rings, according to No Bully

For Spirit Day and National Bullying Prevention Month, Tickle Water, IDT911 and cybersecurity expert Adam Levin are sponsoring No Bully's New York launch of a special after school pilot program.

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VIDEO: Out Christian rocker Trey Pearson urges us to go purple for #SpiritDay

Earlier this year, Trey Pearson of the Christian rock band Everyday Sunday, came out as gay in an emotional letter to (614) Magazine. Now, he is urging his fans to go purple for Spirit Day in a new video

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