GLAAD's Resources for Press

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GLAAD RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN LIFTING THE BAN ON TRANSGENDER MILITARY SERVICE: “By prioritizing an end to this discriminatory, unjustified ban, President Biden has fulfilled a campaign promise and is making our military stronger and more unified.”

| January 25, 2021

Contact:
Barbara Simon
Head of News and Campaigns
bsimon@glaad.org

Mary Emily O'Hara
Rapid Response Manager
mohara@glaad.org 

GLAAD can connect media to transgender service members for interviews and reaction

Majority of American public, military leaders, and service members support transgender military service; policy change has support of Pres. Biden’s Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin

GLAAD PRESIDENT AND CEO SARAH KATE ELLIS ON THE INAUGURATION OF JOE BIDEN AND KAMALA HARRIS AS PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THEIR FIRST EXECUTIVE ACTIONS FOR LGBTQ EQUITY

| January 20, 2021

Contact:
Barbara Simon
Head of News and Campaigns
bsimon@glaad.org

GLAAD monitors new administration’s promises and actions; releases new video featuring trans artist Shea Diamond’s anthem to celebrate LGBTQ Americans and our contributions to the fight for equality: “I am America”

Biden White House Website Adds Gender-Inclusive Options on Day One

| January 20, 2021

Contact:
Mary Emily O’Hara
Rapid Response Manager
mohara@glaad.org

Four years after Trump erased all mentions of LGBTQ people from the White House website, the Biden administration takes immediate steps towards inclusion

GLAAD JOINS PUERTO RICO PARA TOD@S IN CALLING OUT DANGEROUS TREND OF ANTI-TRANS VIOLENCE IN PUERTO RICO

| January 15, 2021

Contact:
Pedro Julio Serrano
Spokesperson, Puerto Rico Para Tod@s
pedrojulio@pedrojulioserrano.com
787.602.5954

Contact:
Mary Emily O’Hara
Rapid Response Manager, GLAAD   
mohara@glaad.org

Seven Transgender People Murdered in Puerto Rico Over Past Year; Puerto Rico Para Tod@s declares “state of emergency for gender violence and hate crimes.” 

GLAAD’S WHERE WE ARE ON TV 2020-2021 REPORT: DESPITE TUMULTUOUS YEAR IN TELEVISION, LGBTQ REPRESENTATION HOLDS STEADY

| January 14, 2021

Contact:
Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

Study finds that 9.1% of series regular characters scheduled to appear on broadcast scripted primetime television this season are LGBTQ -- a decrease of one percentage point from last year’s record high percentage of 10.2 percent