Posts by Allison Palmer

Facebook shows that #PrideConnectsUs as its users are "feeling pride" with new rainbow icon

June 26, 2013

Now, during LGBT Pride month, Facebook users can show that they are "feeling pride" which displays a rainbow icon.

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January 5, 2013

2013: Time to end the wrongful blocking of LGBT websites

AMERICAblog Gay reported that their website, as well as a number of other LGBT blogs and websites including GLAAD's website, were being blocked by military computers because they are categorized as LGBT.

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October 18, 2012

Facebook launches new bullying awareness resource and video, kicks off participation in #SpiritDay 10/19

Just one day before participating in Spirit Day, Facebook launched a new bullying prevention resource page and a new video for Bullying Prevention Month. Read More

June 12, 2012

CEO of Ernst & Young and Boy Scouts Board Member supports ending ban on gay scouts and scout leaders

James Turley, the Global Chairman & CEO of Ernst & Young who is also a Board member of the Boy Scouts of America, issued a statement in which he disagrees with the ban on gay scouts and scout leaders and supports a proposed resolution to end the ban.

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June 4, 2012

Facebook, first social media company honored at #glaadawards, shares touching stories of LGBT users

This Saturday at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, Facebook received a Special Recognition Award for its work to create a welcoming space for LGBT people. Facebook became the first social media network to receive a GLAAD Media Award.

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December 20, 2011

Don't miss the intensive social media training at Creating Change 2012

If you are interested in using social media in your LGBT advocacy work, please join us for the third annual New Media Training Institute at Creating Change on Thursday, January 26 in Baltimore.

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October 21, 2011

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