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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.

GLAAD RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN’S NOMINATIONS OF TWO OUT LGBTQ WOMEN TO FEDERAL BENCH

| August 5, 2021

New York, NY - GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to President Biden’s nomination of two out LGBTQ women to the federal bench.

“OPEN LETTER TO DABABY”: ELEVEN HIV ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR MEETING WITH DABABY TO LEARN AND AMPLIFY FACTS ON HIV

| August 4, 2021


Arianna’s Center, Black AIDS Institute, GLAAD, The Normal Anomaly Initiative, Prevention Access Campaign, Relationship Unleashed, and leaders from the Gilead COMPASS Initiative including Southern AIDS Coalition, Emory University, the University of Houston and Wake Forest University: “People living with HIV today, when on effective treatment, lead long and healthy lives and cannot sexually transmit HIV.”

GLAAD RESPONDS TO HISTORIC EVENTS FEATURING OUT TRANS OLYMPIANS LAUREL HUBBARD AND QUINN AT THE TOKYO 2020 GAMES

| August 2, 2021

 

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the historic Olympic events featuring the first out transgender athletes to qualify and compete at an Olympic Games in the 17 years since the Olympics and Paralympics have had policies welcoming transgender participation.