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OUT FORMER ATLANTA CITY GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL AND GLAAD BOARD MEMBER REESE ADAMS MCCRANIE APPOINTED SENIOR ADVISOR, U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

| December 10, 2021

 

Out former Atlanta city government official and GLAAD Board Member Reese Adams McCranie has been appointed Senior Advisor for the Office of Public Affairs at U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 

“It is a tremendous honor to work alongside the more than 60,000 dedicated individuals at U.S. Customs and Border Protection,” McCranie said.

“As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I am especially proud that the agency, its leadership, and the broader Administration are reflective of our nation's great diversity. Representation matters.”

GLAAD STATEMENT ON THE NEW INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE FRAMEWORK CALLING FOR FULL INCLUSION OF TRANSGENDER AND INTERSEX ATHLETES

| November 16, 2021

 

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to a new framework of guidelines announced today by the International Olympic Committee that calls for the full inclusion of transgender and intersex athletes.

TRANSGENDER AWARENESS WEEK: NEW VIDEO, NEW GRANTEES ANNOUNCED FOR HIV GROUPS WORKING WITH TRANS COMMUNITY

| November 15, 2021

 

NEW YORK, NY – Today, GLAAD and Gilead Sciences’ TRANScend® Community Impact Fund announced a video conversation with Stasha Sanchez, who was crowned Miss Continental 2018, to recognize Transgender Awareness Week (November 13 – 19), when people across the country help raise awareness about Transgender people and address issues members of the community face.

ANNUAL GLAAD ACCELERATING ACCEPTANCE STUDY: OVER 80% OF NON-LGBTQ AMERICANS EXPECT GROWING FAMILIARITY WITH TRANS AND NONBINARY PEOPLE

| November 3, 2021

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

This year’s study found that non-LGBTQ people are more aware of the LGBTQ community being multifaceted, that there are more than two genders, and that trans and nonbinary people will become a more familiar part of everyday life

Despite growing awareness, approximately half of non-LGBTQ people find conversations about gender identity and the LGBTQ community complicated or confusing

GLAAD + EQUALITY VIRGINIA ADVOCATES' URGENT NEW EFFORTS TO TURN OUT LGBTQ VOTE

| October 27, 2021

 

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, along with Equality Virginia Advocates, the leading LGBTQ advocacy organization in Virginia, today announce urgent new efforts to get LGBTQ voters to the polls in the final days before Election Day, as Virginia chooses its next governor.