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Meta and Twitter Refuse Action on ‘Libs of TikTok’ Posts As Doctors and Staff of Boston Children’s Hospital Receive Death Threats

| August 19, 2022

 

August, 19, 2022 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today responded to Meta’s confirmation that the Libs of TikTok account was not suspended from Facebook, despite media reports on August 17th that the account was suspended. Twitter also has not taken action on recent posts or the account.

TWITTER ADDS 'KNOW THE FACTS' INFO PANEL ON MONKEYPOX (MPV) SEARCHES

| August 15, 2022

 

GLAAD calls on Meta, TikTok, YouTube to follow suit

GLAAD STATEMENT ON THE SENTENCING OF WNBA PLAYER BRITTNEY GRINER TO 9 YEARS IN RUSSIAN PRISON

| August 4, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the sentencing in Russia of beloved American basketball star Brittney Griner. On her 168th day in custody in Russia, the out LGBTQ athlete was sentenced to 9 years in prison after being accused of smuggling less than one gram of cannabis oil in her luggage while traveling to play for Russia’s UMMC Ekaterinburg women’s basketball team. Many have viewed Griner’s arrest and imprisonment as a power move by Russian authorities seeking to use her as a political pawn.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO HHS DECLARATION OF MONKEYPOX VIRUS (MPV) AS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY IN THE U.S.

| August 4, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to today’s announcement from Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Bacerra, declaring the monkeypox virus (MPV) outbreak a public health emergency in the United States.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO WHITE HOUSE APPOINTMENT OF MONKEYPOX VIRUS (MPV) NATIONAL RESPONSE COORDINATORS

| August 2, 2022

 

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the White House appointments of Robert Fenton as National Monkeypox Response Coordinator and Dr. Demetre Daskalakis as Deputy Coordinator.