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GLAAD RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN’S LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS AND CALLS TO PASS THE EQUALITY ACT

| February 7, 2023

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address tonight, where he included LGBTQ families as guests and urged Congress to pass the Equality Act “to ensure LGBTQ Americans, especially transgender young people, can live with safety and dignity.”

POPE FRANCIS COMPELS OTHER GLOBAL FAITH LEADERS TO REAFFIRM THAT LAWS CRIMINALIZING LGBTQ PEOPLE ARE UNJUST, THAT CONDEMNING GAY PEOPLE “IS A SIN” AND URGING PARENTS TO ACCEPT AND LOVE THEIR GAY CHILDREN

| February 6, 2023

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, is responding to historic remarks from Pope Francis and leaders of the Anglican Communion and Presbyterian church in calling for gay people to be welcome in their churches, and that restating that laws making being gay a crime are as “unjust.”

GLAAD’S WEBBY AWARD-WINNING DIGITAL VIDEO SERIES “CHANGEMAKERS” RETURNS; BLACK LGBTQ EXCELLENCE SHINES IN SEASON 2 TRAILER

| January 31, 2023

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“Changemakers,” presented by Ally Financial and produced by NEON, GLAAD's digital content brand aiming to increase the visibility of Black LGBTQ people, returns with a Season 2 announcement and exclusive trailer drop on AdAge.com

Guests slated for Season 2 include WNBA Star Layshia Clarendon, “Shark Tank’s” Braxton Flemming (Stealth Bros & Co), House of Tulip Executive Director Mariah Moore, and Head Developer of ValiDate Dani Lalonders

BREAKING: FDA TO END DISCRIMINATORY SCREENING RULES FOR GAY AND BI MEN AFTER DECADES OF CAMPAIGNING FROM GLAAD AND LGBTQ ADVOCATES

| January 27, 2023

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement on proposed changes to blood donation screening that would eliminate rules targeting potential donors based on sexual orientation and gender.

POPE FRANCIS SAYS BEING GAY IS NOT A CRIME, GLAAD RESPONDS

| January 25, 2023

 

POPE SPEAKS OUT AGAINST LAWS THAT CRIMINALIZE LGBTQ PEOPLE IN NEARLY 70 COUNTRIES