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Spirit Day is less than a week away and to help you "go purple" the social m
We want you to vote for us in the 5th Annual Shorty Awards!
Facebook, Tumblr and Yahoo are among other tech companies joining millions of Americans on 10/19 and going purple and standing against bullying on Spirit Day.
Blogger and author Heather Mansfield recognizes GLAAD as a non-profit that excel at social media among 10 others. She audits non-profits and grades them based on a set of specific guidelines. She praises GLAAD as a trend setter for other non-profits.
Sadly, we have seen a spate of sermons calling for violence against LGBT people in recent weeks. Check out some pro-LGBT voices of faith and be sure to share with your friends and family.
To commemorate the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) Day of Silence, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and allies worked to raise awareness about anti-LGBT bullying by not speaking. You can see some of the media coverage of the Day of Silence below.
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.
GLAAD is officially a finalist in the 5th Annual Mashable Awards! Please help us by voting for GLAAD for "Must-Follow Non-Profit on Social Media" at http://on.mash.to/tlPnGP
In addition to attending an event in honor of the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, GLAAD encourages transgender individuals, as well as families, friends, and allies to help raise awareness about this important day through social media.