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GLAAD RESPONDS TO HISTORIC EVENTS FEATURING OUT TRANS OLYMPIANS LAUREL HUBBARD AND QUINN AT THE TOKYO 2020 GAMES

GLAAD RESPONDS TO HISTORIC EVENTS FEATURING OUT TRANS OLYMPIANS LAUREL HUBBARD AND QUINN AT THE TOKYO 2020 GAMES

 

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the historic Olympic events featuring the first out transgender athletes to qualify and compete at an Olympic Games in the 17 years since the Olympics and Paralympics have had policies welcoming transgender participation.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN’S NOMINATIONS OF TWO OUT LGBTQ WOMEN TO FEDERAL BENCH

GLAAD RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN’S NOMINATIONS OF TWO OUT LGBTQ WOMEN TO FEDERAL BENCH

New York, NY - GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to President Biden’s nomination of two out LGBTQ women to the federal bench.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO SENATE FAILURE TO ADVANCE VOTING RIGHTS PROTECTIONS

GLAAD RESPONDS TO SENATE FAILURE TO ADVANCE VOTING RIGHTS PROTECTIONS

(New York, NY - June 22, 2021) GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the failure in the U.S. Senate to open debate on the “For the People Act,” which would combat restrictions on voting that disproportionately impact people of color and LGBTQ people. 

The vote was 50-50, evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, falling short of the 60 votes needed to override the filibuster.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO SUPREME COURT VICTORY FOR GAVIN GRIMM

GLAAD RESPONDS TO SUPREME COURT VICTORY FOR GAVIN GRIMM

 

(New York, NY - June 28, 2021) GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to news today that the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on a decision that allowed a transgender student, Gavin Grimm, to use the bathroom that corresponded to his gender identity.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO U.S. SUPREME COURT FULTON DECISION

GLAAD RESPONDS TO U.S. SUPREME COURT FULTON DECISION

“Agencies have a right to their religious beliefs, but they don’t have a right to a government contract, or to use taxpayer dollars to discriminate. Children belong in safe, loving homes that LGBTQ people can and do provide.  The Court's decision is specific to one agency and how one city applied its nondiscrimination law. This decision makes it clear, taxpayer-funded agencies do not have a constitutional right to discriminate based on religious beliefs, but LGBTQ people should not have to rely on the Supreme Court year after year to affirm our equality and our dignity.

Joint Statement from GLAAD and Athlete Ally in response to NCAA championships in states with anti-trans sports bans

Joint Statement from GLAAD and Athlete Ally in response to NCAA championships in states with anti-trans sports bans

 

(New York, NY) — Athlete Ally and GLAAD responded today to news that NCAA Division 1 Softball championship sites for 2021 include schools in states with transgender athlete bans. This coincides with news that Division 1 Baseball regionals and super regionals potential sites also include states which have passed transgender athlete bans.

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