Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

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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For #SpiritDay, Ditch the Label pulls back the curtain on bullying

Check out Ditch the Label, one of the largest anti-bullying charities in the world. They provide instant advice directly through their website and have hundreds of guides, articles and interviews freely available, along with opportunities to speak with trained mentors and to ask questions to a wider community of likeminded people

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North Carolina loses Atlantic Coast Conference championships because of HB2

Following a petition, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced that it will move out of North Carolina in response to the discriminatory law, HB2.

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In historic step, Belize court scraps law targeting gay and bisexual men

Belize’s anti-LGBT law was today ruled unconstitutional by the country’s Supreme Court after a three-year wait for the judgment.

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Ugandan Pride event raided, LGBT leaders arrested

This evening, Ugandan police raided a Uganda Pride event in Kampala. Among those arrested are Dr. Frank Mugisha and Pepe Julian Onziema, leaders of Sexual Minorities Uganda.

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Ride along (virtually) as GLAAD takes the Southern Stories Summer Tour to Texas

GLAAD continues its Southern Stories Summer Tour next week in Texas. Throughout the trip, GLAAD will be facilitating conversations with local advocacy leaders about accelerating acceptance and amplifying the voices of LGBT people in the South. We will share resources, and listen to the stories of everyday LGBT Texans

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NBA says no to discrimination, moves 2017 All-Star game from North Carolina

The NBA announced that they are officially moving the 2017 All-Star weekend from Charlotte, North Carolina due to the discriminatory House Bill 2

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GLAAD postpones Southern Stories Summer Tour of Florida to focus on Orlando

Out of respect for the tragedy and in order to keep our resources focused on supporting victims, survivors, families and the organizations supporting them, GLAAD is postponing our previously scheduled Southern Stories Summer Tour of Florida.Read More
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