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Victory! GLAAD Confirms that The Hallmark Channel Will Reinstate LGBTQ-inclusive Advertisements

| December 15, 2019

Rich Ferraro
Chief Communications Officer, GLAAD
rferraro@glaad.org

Hallmark Channel apologizes for “wrong decision” and pledges to forward LGBTQ inclusion on the network

New York, NY - December 15, 2019 - GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, responded to The Hallmark Channel’s decision to reinstate TV ads featuring a same-sex couple after facing pressure from GLAAD and the LGBTQ community.

Over 50 LGBTQ, HIV/AIDS, and Public Health Organizations Demand Facebook Remove Ads Promoting Dangerous and False Information About HIV Prevention

| December 9, 2019

Facebook’s refusal to take action prompts public letter exposing pervasive Facebook and Instagram ads targeting gay and bi men with false medical claims and creating barriers to PrEP usage for at-risk populations    

 

GLAAD WHERE WE ARE ON TV REPORT: BROADCAST TELEVISION EXCEEDS GLAAD CHALLENGE IN JUST ONE YEAR AS PERCENTAGE OF LGBTQ SERIES REGULARS REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH

| November 7, 2019

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

The report found that the racial diversity of LGBTQ characters on broadcast and cable also increased significantly, while streaming saw a decrease

LGBTQ regular and recurring women on broadcast outnumber LGBTQ men for the first time in the report’s history

SPIRIT DAY CELEBRATES 10 YEARS TODAY AND SENDS GLOBAL MESSAGE OF SUPPORT TO LGBTQ YOUTH

| October 17, 2019

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

GLAAD SPIRIT DAY VIDEOS FEATURE 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES JOE BIDEN, CORY BOOKER, PETE BUTTIGIEG, KAMALA HARRIS, AND AMY KLOBUCHAR SENDING MESSAGES TO LGBTQ YOUTH

MESSAGES OF SUPPORT FOR LGBTQ YOUTH ECHO AROUND THE WORLD ON THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF GLAAD’S SPIRIT DAY

| October 17, 2019

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

MARIAH CAREY, BILLY PORTER, NICKI MINAJ, SENATORS ELIZABETH WARREN, BERNIE SANDERS, AND KAMALA HARRIS, JAMES CORDEN, STERLING K. BROWN, LILLY SINGH, BILLY RAY CYRUS, LAVERNE COX, KARAMO BROWN, WILLOW SMITH, KIM PETRAS, TEGAN AND SARA, REGINA KING, WILSON CRUZ, DAN LEVY AND MORE SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR LGBTQ YOUTH ON SOCIAL MEDIA