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THE ICONIC EMPIRE STATE BUILDING TO GO PURPLE FOR SPIRIT DAY WITH RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE WINNER SYMONE

| October 20, 2021

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

BARBRA STREISAND, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, THE VIEW, CODY RIGSBY, ELVIS DURAN, ENRIQUE SANTOS, FLETCHER, THALIA, NATTI NATASHA, HEATHER DUBROW, GOTTMIK, KANDY MUSE, CALUM SCOTT, LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL, AND MORE JOIN LIST OF PARTICIPANTS FOR GLAAD’S SPIRIT DAY ON OCTOBER 21

NEON BY GLAAD RELEASES FOUR-PART “CHANGEMAKERS” VIDEO SERIES, SPOTLIGHTING BLACK LGBTQ SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS AND THEIR IMPACT WITHIN LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE U.S.

| September 30, 2021

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

The series, presented by Ally, launches today with a new episode to premiere each month through December

The series premiere, released today exclusively via The Advocate, spotlights Kingsley Gbadegesin and his brand K.NGSLEY, a Black-owned brand birthed from the vibrancy and community of activism and the club scene

LIL NAS X HELPS RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT HIV IN THE U.S. SOUTH WITH MTV VMAS PERFORMANCE FEATURING AN APPEARANCE BY SOUTHERN AIDS COALITION’S MARDREQUS HARRIS

| September 12, 2021

 

GLAAD and the Gilead COMPASS Initiative® Coordinating Centers tonight applauded Lil Nas X’s performance of his hit singles “Industry Baby” into “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” during the 2021 MTV VMAs. 

The performance can be viewed here: https://twitter.com/vmas/status/1437224607208050690

GLAAD AND RESPECTABILITY HIGHLIGHT AT LEAST 23 OUT LGBTQ PARALYMPIC ATHLETES AHEAD OF GAMES, A NEW RECORD

| August 18, 2021

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is highlighting the participation of out LGBTQ athletes in this year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo. This year, the number of out LGBTQ athletes (23) is nearly double the amount that competed (12) in at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.