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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Civil Rights, Intergroup & Race Relations, Lesbian & Gay Rights, LGBTQ, Media & Communications, Race

Mission: To promote and ensure fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Programs: New media program proactively works with print, broadcast and online news sources to bring people powerful stories from the lgbt community that build support for equality. And when news outlets get it wrong, glaad is there to respond and advocate for fairness and accuracy.

entertainment media program works with entertainment-related media platforms to encourage fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of lgbt people, but also to combat problematic content and instances of defamation in these industries.

spanish language & latino media program shares lgbt stories in spanish-language and latino media, helping to build understanding and support among members of the spanish-speaking community, the fastest-growing population in the united states. In addition, the program develops culturally competent latino components to the glaad's english language campaigns, with an eye to the importance of ensuring that latino lgbt issues are addressed in glaad's work.

global voices program strives to build support for lgbt equality across the globe by sharing stories of lgbt people and their families around the world. Glaad's southern stories program aims to accelerate lgbt acceptance and understanding across the u. S. South.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 3

GLAAD is an excellent organization, but they are basing their battle in the United States alone. Inequality for gays and lesbians can be felt around the world. Nap-Sack LLC I feel can help give GLAAD the recognition they need. By promoting their core beliefs and fight for global change, they can receive huge funding from across the globe while revamping their internal situation. Their message will be heard and I would really suggest that somebody from this organization get in contact with Susan Hanlon. I met this woman and after listening to her, I feel that this organization is on the right track.
Good luck and I hope you guys can become stronger in the future. Contact Nap-Sack LLC.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

I would encourage this non profit to become more tolerant. They should embrace our Constitution and the rights it protects, including free speech. This world needs more acceptance of each individual's beliefs, rather than condemnation of disparate views. The organization may be better served to focus on limiting expenses and raising revenues to support their effort rather than losing substantial sums through exorbitant salaries. Maybe their recent headline grabbing efforts are a cry for help.

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