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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

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

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

THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND ITS UN FREE AND EQUAL CAMPAIGN PARTNER WITH GLAAD FOR SPIRIT DAY

| October 16, 2019

Spencer Harvey
Communications Coordinator, GLAAD
sharvey@glaad.org

The UN Free & Equal campaign releases video calling for action against anti-LGBTQ bullying and a landing page dedicated to anti-bullying education for youth and parents

ANGELICA ROSS, JAMEELA JAMIL, ADAM RIPPON, KARAMO BROWN, PAULA ABDUL, PATRICIA ARQUETTE, DAN LEVY, JABOUKIE YOUNG-WHITE, PEPPERMINT, AND NINA WEST SPEAK OUT AGAINST BULLYING AND STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH LGBTQ YOUTH IN SPIRIT DAY VIDEOS

| October 11, 2019

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

GLAAD celebrates National Coming Out Day by sending celebrity messages of love, support, and solidarity to LGBTQ youth

Presenting partners Pantene and Target, official partners Kellogg’s and the NBA and the WNBA, and community partners Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, Kirkland & Ellis, and Wells Fargo will all participate in 2019 Spirit Day