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GLAAD RESPONDS TO HHS DECLARATION OF MONKEYPOX VIRUS (MPV) AS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY IN THE U.S.

| August 4, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to today’s announcement from Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Bacerra, declaring the monkeypox virus (MPV) outbreak a public health emergency in the United States.

GLAAD STATEMENT ON THE SENTENCING OF WNBA PLAYER BRITTNEY GRINER TO 9 YEARS IN RUSSIAN PRISON

| August 4, 2022

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the sentencing in Russia of beloved American basketball star Brittney Griner. On her 168th day in custody in Russia, the out LGBTQ athlete was sentenced to 9 years in prison after being accused of smuggling less than one gram of cannabis oil in her luggage while traveling to play for Russia’s UMMC Ekaterinburg women’s basketball team. Many have viewed Griner’s arrest and imprisonment as a power move by Russian authorities seeking to use her as a political pawn.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO WHITE HOUSE APPOINTMENT OF MONKEYPOX VIRUS (MPV) NATIONAL RESPONSE COORDINATORS

| August 2, 2022

 

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the White House appointments of Robert Fenton as National Monkeypox Response Coordinator and Dr. Demetre Daskalakis as Deputy Coordinator. 

GLAAD Poll and Video: Florida LGBTQ and Ally Voters to Be Decisive In Midterm Elections

| August 1, 2022

 

(Tallahassee, FL and New York, NY) -  A new poll of LGBTQ and ally voters in Florida released today shows high motivation to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, with deep concern about elected officials stripping human rights for LGBTQ people and women. The research shows LGBTQ and ally voters are positioned to make a decisive difference in Florida's future.

NUEVA ENCUESTA DE VOTANTES LGBTQ Y ALIADOS EN FLORIDA MUESTRA QUE ESTÁN POSICIONADOS PARA MARCAR UNA DIFERENCIA DECISIVA EN LAS ELECCIONES DE MEDIO TÉRMINO DEL ESTADO

| August 1, 2022

 

(Tallahassee, FL y Nueva York, NY - 1 de agosto de 2022) -  Equality Florida, la organización de derechos civiles más grande dedicada a asegurar la igualdad plena para las comunidades lesbiana, gay, bisexual, transgénero y queer (LGBTQ) en Florida y GLAAD, la organización de defensa de los medios de comunicación LGBTQ más grande del mundo, publican los resultados de una encuesta que se hizo en julio con votantes LGBTQ y aliados en Florida.