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GLAAD RESPONDS TO WEEKEND OF VIOLENCE AGAINST LGBTQ PEOPLE AND YOUTH AS NEW IPSOS POLL SUGGESTS 2/3 OF REPUBLICANS SUPPORT DISCUSSION OF RACE, GENDER AND LGBTQ PEOPLE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

| September 26, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, condemns a wave of violence against the LGBTQ community across the country and calls for increased protections and support for LGBTQ people and youth, as new data reveals that a vast bipartisan majority of Americans, including 66% of Republicans support LGBTQ inclusion in public school curricula. 

GLAAD POINTS TO BOOK BANS AS JUST ONE ARM OF ORGANIZED NATIONAL ATTACK ON LGBTQ YOUTH AS NEW PEN AMERICA REPORT REVEALS NEARLY HALF OF BANNED BOOKS ARE TARGETED DUE TO LGBTQ CONTENT

| September 19, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization and a member of the Banned Books Week coalition, is responding to new data about LGBTQ books under attack, and urges media covering Banned Books Week to include research on the larger story of book challenges as the latest method to target LGBTQ people and youth.

GLAAD Statement in Response to Delay of Respect for Marriage Act Vote

| September 15, 2022


(New York)  Today GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, responded to the news that a vote on the Respect for Marriage Act will be postponed until after the midterm elections.

GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis responded below:

GLAAD STATEMENT ON PENDING SALE OF TWITTER TO ELON MUSK

| September 13, 2022

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to news that Twitter shareholders today approved Elon Musk’s buyout of the company. While the outcome of the deal remains uncertain amidst ongoing litigation, GLAAD reiterates that Elon Musk’s previously stated plans for Twitter threaten the safety and best interests of users, society, and democracies around the world.

EQUALITY OHIO AND GLAAD RELEASE LGBTQ RECORDS OF U.S. SENATE CANDIDATES; CALL ON MEDIA TO INCLUDE LGBTQ PEOPLE AND FACTS IN COVERAGE OF THE GENERAL ELECTION

| September 13, 2022

(Columbus, OH and New York, NY) Equality Ohio, a statewide organization advancing the rights and protecting the well-being of LGBTQ+ Ohioans, and GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, are releasing research on the LGBTQ records of the candidates for U.S. Senate, Tim Ryan and J.D. Vance. They are running to succeed Sen. Rob Portman, who served two terms in the Senate.