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Sarah Kate Ellis

GLAAD announces selection of new President and CEO

Monday, November 25, 2013
NEW YORK -- The National Board of Directors of GLAAD, the nation's LGBT media advocacy organization, on Monday announced the selection of Sarah Kate Ellis as the organization's new CEO and president following a nationwide search. [ Read more → ]
According to leading Turkish charities, such images of Istanbul pride are pornographic, harm children and attack public morality.

Turkey rejects call to censor media coverage of gay pride as ‘pornographic’

Sunday, July 7, 2013
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Turkey’s media regulator has rejected a demand by influential Turkish charities to censor coverage of LGBT events in the country’s media. [ Read more → ]
Pablo Martinez Monsivais, APProposition 8 plaintiffs Kris Perry, left, and her partner Sandy Stier, right, speak to reporters outside the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013.

Pew study finds media coverage favors same-sex marriage

Monday, June 17, 2013
NEW YORK -- Around the time the U.S. Supreme Court was considering the same-sex marriage issue, news reports had more comments from supporters than opponents, a study released Monday concluded. [ Read more → ]
Brett Shaad

Meningitis victim’s brother condemns West Hollywood council member, media

Monday, April 15, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- The brother of Brett Shaad, the 33-year-old West Hollywood man who died Saturday after contracting a deadly strain of bacterial meningitis, is lashing out over media coverage of his brother's death. [ Read more → ]
Sage Smith

The missing transgender woman, and what’s (not) being done

Monday, December 31, 2012
The Sage Smith story (or lack thereof) underlines in many ways the uphill struggle transgender individuals still face, even as gay people and lesbians make welcome strides in terms of equality. ... Moreover, neither the media nor the public seem to be entirely sure how to discuss transgender individuals; a 2008 GLAAD study found that only 1 in 8 respondents reported being acquainted with someone who was transgender. [ Read more → ]
Kansas City's Chick-fil-A, like locations across the country, had a line out the door yesterday.

Chick-fil-A ‘Appreciation Day’ round-up: Intolerance on display

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Wednesday was Mike Huckabee’s Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, and opponents of marriage equality turned out in droves to proudly support the anti-gay restaurant chain. Religious bullying was on display at locations around the country as people as the media continued to conflate homophobia with Christianity. [ Read more → ]

Social media giant Facebook receives recognition award from GLAAD

Sunday, June 3, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Social media giant Facebook was honored Saturday night at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards, hosted by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. [ Read more → ]
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