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NEW YORK, NY – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today launched GLAAD Southern Stories, a new program that aims to build support for equality in the American South. The launch was announced at GLAAD Atlanta, a celebration of national and local leaders advancing LGBT equality through the media. The event, which raises critical funds in support of GLAAD’s year-round work to rewrite the script for LGBT equality, featured a special surprise appearance by football player Michael Sam.
NEW YORK, NY – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today launched "GLAAD: All Access," a new online video series that features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference for equality. The series, hosted by GLAAD’s Claire Pires, is part of GLAAD’s culture-changing work to share stories that build support for LGBT equality.
"GLAAD: All Access" episodes 1-3 are now exclusively available on GLAAD’s website at http://glaad.org/allaccess.
The Today Show, Good Morning America, The View, Empire State Building, NASDAQ, Major League Baseball, NBA, United States Senators and Representatives, and more ‘go purple’ in support of LGBT youth
PepsiCo, Wells Fargo, Comcast-NBCUniversal, Google among supporting companies
NBC News, MTV, MTV2, VH1, Comedy Central, OWN, TV Land turn on-air logos purple for Spirit Day
Cast members from across all of ABC Family's original series, including Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters deliver special Spirit Day video messages, network to turn series' key art and social media profiles purple on October 16
NEW YORK, NY – On behalf of GLAAD and Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER), Emmy-nominated actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox will light the iconic Empire State Building in purple on October 16, 2014, in recognition of Spirit Day and National Bullying Prevention Month.
Cox will be joined by GLAAD and youth featured in the new documentary “Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word,” which will premiere on MTV and Logo TV on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7pm ET/PT.