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GLAAD STATEMENT ON SWEARING IN OF KETANJI BROWN JACKSON TO U.S. SUPREME COURT

| June 30, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the swearing in of Ketanji Brown Jackson as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Justice Jackson is the country’s first Black female justice.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO HHS NATIONAL STRATEGY ANNOUNCEMENT TO COMBAT MONKEYPOX VIRUS (MPV) OUTBREAK AND INCREASE VACCINE ACCESS FOR HIGH-RISK PEOPLE

| June 29, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) just-announced strategy to mitigate the spread of monkeypox virus (MPV), which includes prioritizing vaccinations for high-risk groups.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO SUPREME COURT DECISION UPENDING THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO ABORTION AND THOMAS THREAT TO OBERGEFELL, LAWRENCE

| June 24, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the U.S. Supreme Court decision Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and its devastating impact on women, LGBTQ people, and on the personal liberty of every American. GLAAD is also responding directly to the concurrence penned by Justice Clarence Thomas that calls for the court's Obergefell and Lawrence rulings to be reconsidered.

UNSAFE IN AMERICA: ANNUAL GLAAD ACCELERATING ACCEPTANCE STUDY FINDS SHARP INCREASE IN LGBTQ AMERICANS EXPERIENCING DISCRIMINATION

| June 22, 2022
  • Seven in ten LGBTQ people report personally experiencing discrimination this year, up 11% from a year ago, and a disturbing increase of 24% from 2020 
  • A majority of transgender and nonbinary people do not feel safe walking in their own neighborhoods 
  • Need for the Equality Act: 79% of LGBTQ Americans strongly support federal legislative action to protect them

GLAAD RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN’S EXECUTIVE ORDER ADVANCING EQUALITY FOR LGBTQ AMERICANS, SIGNED AT WHITE HOUSE PRIDE RECEPTION

| June 15, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to President Joe Biden’s signing of an "Executive Order Advancing Equality for LGBTQI+ Individuals." The order, signed today at an LGBTQ Pride Month reception for advocates and members of the community, aims to strengthen protections for LGBTQ people during a time of unprecedente