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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.
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