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GLAAD STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF WNBA STAR BRITTNEY GRINER FROM DETENTION IN RUSSIA

| December 8, 2022

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to news that Brittney Griner has been released from prison in Russia. President Biden tweeted moments ago, with photos of an elated President Biden, Vice President Harris and Griner’s wife Cherelle in the Oval Office this morning: 

CONGRESS PASSES RESPECT FOR MARRIAGE ACT, SENDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN FOR SIGNATURE

| December 8, 2022

GLAAD: “It’s now time for Congress to pass the Equality Act”

(New York, NY - December 8, 2022) -- GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, the final vote to pass both chambers of Congress. The bill moves to President Biden, who has said he will sign it into law.

The bill passed 258 to 169, with 39 Republicans voting in favor.

CLUB Q, ONE COLORADO, GLAAD STATEMENTS ON FORMAL CHARGES FILED AGAINST CLUB Q SHOOTING SUSPECT

| December 6, 2022

(Colorado Springs, CO - December 6, 2022) -- Today Colorado Springs police charged the suspect in last month’s mass shooting at Club Q with 305 criminal counts, including first-degree murder, attempted murder, and bias-motivated crimes. The shooting left five people dead and injured approximately 20 others.

Matthew Haynes, one of the owners of Club Q where the shooting took place, released the following statement:

GLAAD STATEMENT ON THE RESULTS OF GEORGIA’S U.S. SENATE RUNOFF ELECTION AND EXPANDED, PRO-EQUALITY MAJORITY

| December 6, 2022

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the results of the Georgia Senate runoff election, returning Sen. Raphael Warnock to the U.S. Senate and expanding the chamber’s pro-equality majority.

GLAAD and Georgia Equality documented the LGBTQ records of the Senate candidates here

GLAAD RELEASES 2022 STATE OF HIV STIGMA STUDY ON WORLD AIDS DAY

| December 1, 2022

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is releasing its third annual State of HIV Stigma Study, a national survey among U.S.