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GLAAD TO HOST VIRTUAL CEREMONY TO ANNOUNCE AWARD RECIPIENTS OF THE 31ST ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS ON THURSDAY, JULY 30 AT 8PM ET

| July 9, 2020

Contact:
Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

CARA DELEVINGNE, KAITLYN DEVER, SONYA DEVILLE, BEANIE FELDSTEIN, JONICA T. GIBBS, DAN LEVY, LIL NAS X, RACHEL MADDOW, RYAN O’CONNELL, DOLLY PARTON, PEPPERMINT, THE CAST AND PRODUCERS OF POSE, GEENA ROCERO, ANGELICA ROSS, BENITO SKINNER, BRIAN MICHAEL SMITH, DWYANE WADE & GABRIELLE UNION, LENA WAITHE, OLIVIA WILDE, RAQUEL WILLIS TO APPEAR

INDIANAPOLIS ARCHDIOCESE ISSUES NEW POLICY THAT WOULD EXPEL TRANS STUDENTS FOR BEING WHO THEY ARE

| June 25, 2020

Contact:
Barbara Simon
Head of News and Campaigns, GLAAD
bsimon@glaad.org

GLAAD has reviewed the new eight-page policy which excludes trans students in all area of school life and threatens expulsion for those who do not conform to their sex assigned at birth; policy flies in the face of research showing rejection of identity increases the risk of suicide; archdiocese moves from targeting LGBTQ teachers to students

GLAAD RELEASES INAUGURAL 20 UNDER 20 LIST, SPOTLIGHTING YOUNG LGBTQ TRAILBLAZERS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF MEDIA & ACTIVISM

| June 22, 2020

Contact:
Spencer Harvey
Communications Coordinator, GLAAD
sharvey@glaad.org

GLAAD’s 20 Under 20 list, presented exclusively by Teen Vogue, features a diverse collection of young changemakers, including model Aaron Philip, rapper Kidd Kenn, actors Ian Alexander, Joshua Rush, Josie Totah, and Logan Rozos, activists Emma González, Jazz Jennings, Jamie Margolin, and Sarah Rose Huckman, among others

GLAAD APPLAUDS WATERSHED MOMENT AS THE U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES THAT FIRING AN EMPLOYEE FOR BEING LGBTQ VIOLATES TITLE VII

| June 15, 2020

Contact:
Mathew Lasky
Director of Communications, GLAAD
mlasky@glaad.org

The Supreme Court of the United States: “An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII”

PROCTER & GAMBLE AND GLAAD STUDY: EXPOSURE TO LGBTQ REPRESENTATION IN MEDIA AND ADVERTISING LEADS TO GREATER ACCEPTANCE OF THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY

| May 27, 2020


Findings from the “LGBTQ Inclusion in Advertising and Media” study by GLAAD and P&G reveal that non-LGBTQ consumers look favorably on companies that include LGBTQ people in advertising

The study also finds exposure to LGBTQ people in the media increases non-LGBTQ consumers’ comfortability with LGBTQ people in their daily lives