Posts by Ross Murray, Senior Director, GLAAD Media Institute

Read President Obama's Pride Month proclamation

June marks LGBT Pride Month, a time for celebrating and advocating for further acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. In the press release inaugurating the month, President Obama highlighted the major federal action promoting LGBT justice in the past year, the Executive Order on LGBT Workforce Discrimination.Read More

After calls from Clemson community, Coach Swinney bows out of anti-LGBT event

After students and alumni at Clemson University in South Carolina started a petition, asking Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of an upcoming anti-LGBT fundraiser, Swinney issued a statement indicating that he would be bowing out.Read More

Gay priest removed from Seton Hall breaks his silence to Outsports

Outsports has spoken with Warren Hall, the former Seton Hall chaplain who was removed from his position for posting a NOH8 photo on his Facebook page. Read More

TAKE ACTION: Join Clemson students calling on football coach to bow out of anti-LGBT fundraiser

LGBT and allied Clemson University students are calling on Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of a prominent anti-LGBT fundraiser. You can join them.Read More

Ireland makes history as first country to vote for marriage equality nation-wide

The votes have been counted and marriage equality is now the law of the land in Ireland. After historically high voter turnout, Irish voters approved a nation-wide referendum that added the following language to the constitution: "marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex."Read More

Voting for marriage equality is underway in Ireland

The polls are open in Ireland, and people are lined up in droves to vote YES for marriage equality.Read More

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
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