Post Profile

GLAAD Drops "Gay & Lesbian" From Name

To underscore their committee to transgender issues, GLAAD has officially ended the usage of their full name, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Going forward the group will simply been known as GLAAD. "It is a natural progression that reflects the work GLAAD's staff is already leading," said [spokesman Wilson] Cruz. "We respect and honor the full name that the organization was founded with, but GLAAD's work has expanded beyond fighting defamation to changing the culture.
read more


Related Posts

GLAAD's 'Where We Are on TV' Report: Women and Lesbians Underrepresented

LGBT / Lesbian :

At the launch of the 2011-2012 television season, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Where We Are on TV report estimates that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) scripted characters represent 2.9% of all...

GLAAD Affirms Commitment To Trans and Bi People, Alters Name

LGBT / Gay : Daily News

The organization announced it is formally dropping the ‘Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’ from its name and will be known henceforth simply as GLAAD, the LGBT Media Advocacy Organization. read more

GLAAD Commits To Trans Activism With Inclusive Name Change

LGBT / Gay : Queerty

GLAAD is no longer the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Going forward the organization will simply be known as GLAAD, the LGBT media advocacy organization. The name change, announced Sunday on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry,...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC