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Why I'm Going Purple For #SpiritDay, Melanie Whitney, Special Events, GLAAD

Why I'm Going Purple For #SpiritDay, Melanie Whitney, Special Events, GLAAD

hi my name is Vanessa and I'm taking the plug and I'm taking the pledge and I'm taking a pledge to wear purple to wear purple for sparing date October 20m to speak out against bullying and support lesbian gay bisexual and transgender eighty-five percent are verbally harassed at school on a daily basis a […]

GLAAD Campus Ambassadors Stand Against Bullying for #SpiritDay

GLAAD Campus Ambassadors Stand Against Bullying for #SpiritDay

being bullied made me feel worthless scared inferior being bullied made me feel unimportant every year LGBTQ youth experience bullying and harassment because of our identities more than 85% of LGBTQ students report being verbally harassed in schools we must take a stand I want to create a world where no one is bullied for […]

Laverne Cox receives the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at #GLAADAWARDS

Laverne Cox receives the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at #GLAADAWARDS

many of you know that I officially came out on Valentine's Day and one of the best things about it was the way it enabled me to publicly show support for the people who inspire me and give me courage and I'm here to do just that tonight for one of my heroes Laverne Cox […]

Q&A: 4 kids? Marriage? Thoughts on LGBT?

Q&A: 4 kids? Marriage? Thoughts on LGBT?

hey guys tea sweet is going to be a @qa I asked you guys on one of my most recent videos to ask me questions and I have questions from that video I also have questions from Twitter and from Instagram and so let's just get into this Q&A this is a serious question let's […]

Day 3: Mississippi -- GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour

Day 3: Mississippi — GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour

good morning today is day 3 of GLAAD southern Story summer tour and I'm standing outside of the same Alexis Episcopal Church in Jackson Mississippi this beautiful Sunday morning and actually our director of programs for the American South and global raspberry is going to give the sermon this morning and this is an all-inclusive […]

Jarron Collins helps GLAAD honor Rick Welts at the #glaadgala

Jarron Collins helps GLAAD honor Rick Welts at the #glaadgala

thanks Taryn thank you very much that truly is an honor and a privilege to be here tonight this event really hits home with me as some of you know or may may or may not know I am NOT Jason Collins I just look an awful lot like him of course Jason is my […]

Days 6, 7, & 8 -- Georgia: GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour

Days 6, 7, & 8 — Georgia: GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour

hello everyone so it's day six of glad southern stories summer tour and I'm in the Turner Broadcasting building in downtown Atlanta Georgia for our screening of a film that we actually made at GLAAD in-house back in March called state of change Georgia our southern stories program started out because we did some research […]

Nikki Peet Receives Special Recognition at the GLAAD Media Awards

Nikki Peet Receives Special Recognition at the GLAAD Media Awards

hi everyone well you just met a group of Heroes to be and now I want to introduce you to someone who's already on the job she's a seventeen-year-old out student from flour bluff high school in Corpus Christi Texas Bianca Nikki Pete Nikki wanted to start a gay/straight Alliance at her school but the […]

Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria

Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria

hi I'm Claire Pyrus and I'm the host of GLAAD all-access glads video series that features interviews with newsmakers hit makers and people accelerating acceptance and this week I interviewed Alameda if ma makan Jolla who was a Nigerian LGBT advocate who talked about the state of LGBT people in Nigeria right now and I […]

Jamie Lee Curtis and Sara Cunningham talk Free Mom Hugs at the GLAAD Media Awards

Jamie Lee Curtis and Sara Cunningham talk Free Mom Hugs at the GLAAD Media Awards

[Applause] Thank You Jamie Lee I call jlc on my cell phone I got her number well I'm I'm very nervous y'all I've never been in a room with so many beautiful people and so much money my son is here Parker listen Parker spent his entire life trying to come out to me when […]