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KARAMO, ANGELICA ROSS, PATRIK-IAN POLK, AND RAQUEL WILLIS TO JOIN GLAAD’S FIRST HIV STIGMA & FAITH SUMMIT TO TRAIN AND EDUCATE LEADERS ADDRESSING EPIDEMIC IN THE SOUTH

| February 22, 2021

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

Three Day Summit Hosted with the Gilead COMPASS Initiative® brings together journalists, HIV experts, faith leaders and community advocates from across the U.S. South for the first time   

**Visit www.glaad.org/summit to register and participate in the event**

GLAAD RESPONDS TO GROWING BIPARTISAN PUSH TO BAN CONVERSION THERAPY IN KENTUCKY; SURVIVORS SPEAK OUT AS POLLS SHOW A MAJORITY OF RESIDENTS SUPPORT A STATEWIDE BAN

| February 16, 2021

Contact: 
Serena Sonoma
Communications Coordinator, Regional Media Lead - U.S. South
ssonoma@glaad.org

Zach Meiners, Survivor: “Conversion ‘therapy’ taught me to hate myself and nearly ended my life. Being taught these methods, all while being told that you must change in order to be loved and accepted, is a horrifying wound in our community.”

GLAAD STATEMENT ON DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) BARRING ANTI-LGBTQ DISCRIMINATION IN HOUSING

| February 11, 2021

Contact:
Mary Emily O’Hara
Rapid Response Manager
mohara@glaad.org

Today, officials in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the federal agency will take steps to ban anti-LGBTQ discrimination in housing. HUD is the first to implement President Joe Biden’s January 20 executive order that instructs all federal agencies to apply the Supreme Court’s 2020 Bostock decision that interprets the federal law banning sex discrimination to include sexual orientation and gender identity.

STATEMENT FROM GLAAD WITH FACT SHEET ON COVID-19 RELIEF AND COVID-19 IMPACT ON LGBTQ AMERICANS

| February 5, 2021

Contact: 
Mary Emily O’Hara 
Rapid Response Manager
mohara@glaad.org

Congress is now moving to write into law the details of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan. GLAAD is urging Congress to fully fund the plan and pass it as soon as possible to provide immediate relief, considering the disproportionate impact COVID-19 and the resulting economic crisis have had on LGBTQ Americans. 

GLAAD ANUNCIA NOMINADOS PARA LA 32ª ENTREGA DE PREMIOS GLAAD

| January 28, 2021

Contactos:
Mathew Lasky
Director de Comunicaciones, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

Monica Trasandes
Directora de Medios en Español y Latinx, GLAAD
mtrasandes@glaad.org