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GLAAD + EQUALITY VIRGINIA ADVOCATES' URGENT NEW EFFORTS TO TURN OUT LGBTQ VOTE

GLAAD + EQUALITY VIRGINIA ADVOCATES' URGENT NEW EFFORTS TO TURN OUT LGBTQ VOTE

 

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, along with Equality Virginia Advocates, the leading LGBTQ advocacy organization in Virginia, today announce urgent new efforts to get LGBTQ voters to the polls in the final days before Election Day, as Virginia chooses its next governor.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

LOCAL MEDIA ACCOUNTABILITY INDEX - U.S. SOUTH

Fair, accurate, and inclusive news media coverage is vital to expanding public awareness and understanding of LGBTQ people. While recent decades have shown remarkable advancements in accurate reporting on issues affecting our lives and increasingly nuanced portrayals of the incredible diversity within LGBTQ communities, many reporters, editors, and producers continue to face challenges covering LGBTQ issues in a complex, sometimes rhetorically charged climate.

The U.S. South has the highest concentration of LGBTQ Americans of any region, in states without statewide laws protecting them from discrimination. 

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