Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

Accelerating Acceptance: GLAAD report sheds light on LGBT discomfort in U.S. South

New data compares attitudes about LGBT living in the U.S. South, compared respondents overall nationally.Read More

George Takei takes to social media to speak against anti-LGBT bills in Georgia

Actor, LGBT advocate, and GLAAD Media Award honoree George Takei mobilized his social media following to advocate against dangerous anti-LGBT bills pending in the Georgia legislature. Read More

PHOTOS: GLAAD at the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards

On January 17, GLAAD was in Beijing, China to celebrate the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards. GLAAD's Director of Program, Global and US South, Ross Murray, brought greetings and offered support for recognizing media representations that accelerate acceptance for LGBT people in China. Read More

Vote for acceptance. Know the facts about LGBT issues this election.

This election year, GLAAD is offering a series of resources about LGBT-related policy and legal issues for both voters and the media professionals who inform them.Read More

Going global: 5 GLAAD Global Voices highlights from 2015

2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives. Read More

National Catholic Reporter names Boy Scout dads and marriage equality plaintiffs 'Persons of the Year'

In a year-end editorial, the National Catholic Reporter has named Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon persons of the year for 2015.Read More

VIDEO: For International Human Rights Day, what's the role of the media in LGBT acceptance?

GLAAD commemorates International Human Rights Day with a video featuring international LGBT leaders speaking about how the media can accelerate or hinder acceptance for LGBT people from around the world.Read More

DeRay Mckesson of #BlackLivesMatter shares identity and protest with #glaadgala

One of the featured stories at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on Saturday was #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay Mckesson, who talked about his activism, social media, and the intersection of being Black and gay. Read More
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