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GLAAD RESPONDS TO HISTORIC APPOINTMENT OF KARINE JEAN-PIERRE AS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY, THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN AND FIRST OUT LGBTQ PERSON TO SERVE IN THE ROLE

Photo from video still 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards Karine Jean-Pierre alongside GLAAD Board Chair Pamela Stewart. May 5, 2022 GLAAD: “Karine Jean-Pierre is a brilliant communicator and person of tremendous intelligence, humor and poise, skills that […]

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BIDEN ACCOUNTABILITY TRACKER

By GLAAD.org GLAAD is monitoring the Biden administration’s executive orders, legislative support, speeches and nominations that affect LGBTQ people and rights. 01.05.2022 Health and Human Services proposes rule change to reinstate and expand protections against discrimination based on […]

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GLAAD RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN LIFTING THE BAN ON TRANSGENDER MILITARY SERVICE: “By prioritizing an end to this discriminatory, unjustified ban, President Biden has fulfilled a campaign promise and is making our military stronger and more unified.”

January 25, 2021 Contact: Barbara Simon Head of News and Campaigns bsimon@glaad.org Mary Emily O’Hara Rapid Response Manager mohara@glaad.org GLAAD can connect media to transgender service members for interviews and reaction Majority of American public, […]

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GLAAD reacts to the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President & Vice President of the United States and their first executive actions for LGBTQ equity

By GLAAD | January 20, 2021GLAAD today commemorates the historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. GLAAD has released a video of LGBTQ Americans celebrating the inauguration. The video incorporates trans singer […]

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GLAAD’s “State of LGBTQ Voters” Poll Finds 76% of likely LGBTQ voters favor former VP Joe Biden over President Donald Trump

By Georgia Davis | GLAAD.org October 1, 2020 GLAAD released today the findings of its “State of LGBTQ Voters” poll, which found former Vice President Joe Biden holding a commanding lead in the race for President […]