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GLAAD 2020 POST-ELECTION POLL: 81% OF LGBTQ VOTERS VOTED FOR PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN; 93% OF REGISTERED LGBTQ VOTERS TURNED OUT TO VOTE AND 25% WERE FIRST-TIME VOTERS

| November 20, 2020

GLAAD: “GLAAD’s poll confirms the impact of the LGBTQ vote as a deciding difference in the 2020 election, especially first-time LGBTQ voters who led a powerful surge of support for the pro-equality ticket.” 

Two-thirds of LGBTQ voters say the results of the 2020 presidential election have them feeling optimistic about the future; though 77% express concern that the new Supreme Court will overturn marriage equality

ANNUAL GLAAD ACCELERATING ACCEPTANCE STUDY: MAJORITY OF AMERICANS BELIEVE LGBTQ PEOPLE HAVE FEDERAL PROTECTIONS FROM DISCRIMINATION IN AREAS OF LIFE IN WHICH THEY DO NOT

| October 29, 2020

Contact:
Spencer Harvey
Communications Coordinator, GLAAD
sharvey@glaad.org

The majority of non-LGBTQ and LGBTQ Americans believe that it is illegal to deny or evict LGBTQ people from housing, turn a LGBTQ person away from a restaurant/other public place of business, deny employment benefits to the same-sex partner of an employee, and ban physically qualified transgender people from serving in the military

GLAAD AND DEMI LOVATO, HALLE BERRY, AND ADAM RIPPON RECORD GET OUT THE VOTE PHONE CALLS TO HOME STATE VOTERS IN TEXAS, OHIO, AND PENNSYLVANIA: “LET’S USE OUR VOICES TO CREATE A LANDSLIDE FOR EQUALITY”

| October 21, 2020


Phone messages send reminders about early voting: open in Texas through Oct. 30th; open in Ohio now through Nov. 3; and open in Pennsylvania through Oct. 27th

GLAAD continues its 100 Days of Action campaign with its digital door knocking initiative, a grassroots effort to get GLAAD’s followers the tools to reach out to family and friends about what’s at stake for LGBTQ people in this election

OCTOBER 15: SPIRIT DAY SENDS A MESSAGE OF SUPPORT AND ACCEPTANCE TO LGBTQ YOUTH AROUND THE WORLD

| October 16, 2020

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

VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS, SEC. HILLARY CLINTON, GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO, CELINE DION, HALLE BERRY, SAM SMITH, THE CHICKS, REBA MCENTIRE, ADAM LAMBERT, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, SARAH JESSICA PARKER, STERLING K. BROWN, NICK JONAS, LIONEL RICHIE, LIAM PAYNE, DON LEMON, JAZZ JENNINGS, PEPPERMINT, JAMES CORDEN, ANDY COHEN, RITA ORA, AND MANY MORE SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR LGBTQ YOUTH ON SOCIAL MEDIA

GLAAD’s SPIRIT DAY SENDS UNITED MESSAGE OF SUPPORT AND ACCEPTANCE TO LGBTQ YOUTH AROUND THE WORLD

| October 15, 2020

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

CHER, THE CHICKS, HALLE BERRY, STERLING K. BROWN, TIKTOK, CHELSEA CLINTON, DAUGHTRY, ROSARIO DAWSON, GIGI GORGEOUS GETTY, JAZZ JENNINGS, JOJO, PADMA LAKSHMI, PEPPERMINT, LEANN RIMES, ADAM RIPPON, D.J. “SHANGELA” PIERCE, TEGAN & SARA, AND THE HOSTS OF ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, CNBC, DESPIERTA AMÉRICA, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, AND MANY MORE WILL GO PURPLE FOR SPIRIT DAY