Acknowledgements

The GLAAD Media Institute provides training, consultation, and actionable research to develop an army of social justice ambassadors for all marginalized communities to champion acceptance and amplify media impact. Journalists and media interested in speaking to a GLAAD spokesperson, please inquire at press@glaad.org. Those interested in learning more about the GLAAD Media Institute and its services including consultation, research and contextualized education, media and cultural competency training and more, please visit glaad.org/institute.

Adedotun Ogunbajo, PhD, MPH, MHS,
GLAAD Media Institute Research Consultant and author

Tristan Marra
Head of Research & Reports
tmarra@glaad.org

DaShawn Usher
Director, Communities of Color and Media
dusher@glaad.org

Julian J. Walker
Associate Director, Communities of Color and Media
jwalker@glaad.org

Kayla Thompson
Communities of Color and Media Junior Associate
kaylathompson@glaad.org

Barbara Simon
Senior Director of News
bsimon@glaad.org

Dustin Hood Art
Director
dhood@glaad.org

Special thanks:
Gwendolyn Pointer, Rich Ferraro, Brendan Davis, Anthony Allen Ramos, and Serena Sonoma.