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GLAAD Report: Drag events faced at least 124 protests and significant threats in 2022

By Mary Emily O’Hara, Rapid Response Manager |  November 22, 2022 GLAAD Note: this post was updated on Wednesday, November 23 to reflect the introduction of an anti-drag bill in Montana. GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, […]

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GLAAD RELEASES STATEMENTS FROM COLORADO-BASED LEADERS AND GROUPS; ANNOUNCES FUND ESTABLISHED FOR SURVIVORS AND FAMILIES OF THOSE KILLED IN THE COLORADO SPRINGS LGBTQ NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING

November 20, 2022 GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is releasing additional responses from local groups, leaders and advocates about the deadly mass shooting at Club Q […]

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Chicago Reader to celebrate its 50ish anniversary at MCA on November 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 15, 2022  Contacts: Tracy BaimPublisher, Chicago Readertbaim@chicagoreader.com773-387-2394 JT NewmanOwner & Event Producer, Sprout Partnershipsjtnewman@sproutpartnerships.com917-750-7021  On November 30, the Reader Institute for Community Journalism (RICJ), the nonprofit publisher of the legendary Chicago […]

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39 Chicago-area media host joint fundraiser October 3-17

CONTACT: Tracy Baim, publisher, Chicago Reader773-387-2394 Collaboration includes independent community and diverse media, legacy and newer outlets under the hashtag #WeAmplifyChicagoVoices Pledges made on 3rd & 4th have 3X the impact  CHICAGO —Nearly 40 independent Chicago-area […]

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Black Alphabet to screen BLACK AS U R

BLACK AS U R a micheal rice film SATURDAY, September 10th, 2022  THIS FOLLOWS THE FILM’S AWARD-WINNING Summer SCREENINGS A Poignant Documentary Uncovering Queer and Trans-phobia In Black & Brown Communities Chicago, IL – August 17, […]

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NEW POLL OF LGBTQ AND ALLY VOTERS IN FLORIDA SHOWS THEY ARE POSITIONED TO MAKE A DECIDING DIFFERENCE IN THE STATE’S ELECTIONS THIS NOVEMBER

By GLAAD | August 1, 2022 VIDEO: FAMILIES AND TEACHERS SPEAK OUT ABOUT IMPACT OF ANTI-LGBTQ LAWS NOW IN EFFECT AND AS STUDENTS GO BACK TO SCHOOL IN FLORIDA “Florida’s LGBTQ and ally voters have grave concerns about […]