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"Don't let us die," plead immigrants in custody during COVID-19

April 7, 2020

“Don’t let us die,” plead the women in a story on CBS News that profiles several people including Arlet Victoria Remón Pérez, 23, who emigrated from Cuba with her girlfriend. A former medical student, Remón-Perez says women in detention are not properly protected from COVID-19 and are scared. Close quarters and lack of supplies create a contagion nightmare, say lawmakers like Cory Booker, members of the Hispanic Caucus and over a dozen organizations have called for the responsible release of detainees until their court date.

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GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis named to Adweek & ADCOLOR’s 2020 Champions of Diversity and Inclusion

Adweek teamed up with ADCOLOR and its founder and president, Tiffany R. Warren, to create the 2020 “Champions List,” a list of executives who are leading the charge for diversity and inclusion in different industries.

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Must-See LGBTQ TV: Series finales of 'Schitt's Creek' and 'Modern Family'

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the LGBTQ highlights on TV this week.

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Everyone is stressed and anxious. Restore emotional health with #glaadinstitute alumni

Several #GLAADInstitute alumni have some fantastic suggestions for how to make sure you are taking care of yourself and your emotions, even in quarantine.

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The GLAAD Wrap: Quibi to launch with queer-inclusive shows; 'Killing Eve' premiere date moved up; new music from Troye Sivan, Frank Ocean, Orville Peck; and more!

The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

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FDA revises its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood following pressure from GLAAD, medical professionals, elected officials, LGBTQ Americans, and allies

GLAAD responded to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) revised recommendations on gay and bisexual men, and other LGBTQ people, from donating blood by reducing the deferral period from 12 months to 3 months.

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