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Today is World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day has been observed on December 1 every year since 1988, with the purpose of honoring and remembering the millions who have been lost to the epidemic and to bring attention to HIV/AIDS and those currently living with it.

Video series profiles people 50 and older living and thriving with HIV

Video series profiles people 50 and older living and thriving with HIV

More than half of people living with HIV are over the age of 50, and living long, fulfilling lives. These are facts and faces that don't get much media attention, but they absolutely should. Seeing and hearing people who are living with HIV helps dispel the fear and the stigma that keeps people from getting tested and treated, perpetuating this 40-year epidemic.

GLAAD to spotlight Latinx LGBTQ+ trailblazers throughout Hispanic Heritage Month

GLAAD to spotlight Latinx LGBTQ+ trailblazers throughout Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15 to October 15, you will probably hear a lot about Hispanic or Latino or Latinx Heritage Month. Heritage months can be tricky: why set aside just one month to celebrate ethnic or marginalized groups–including their culture, resilience, and artistry–when they should be celebrated all year?

GLAAD releases State of HIV Stigma Study

GLAAD releases State of HIV Stigma Study

This morning, GLAAD released its second annual State of HIV Stigma Study, a national survey among U.S. adults measuring attitudes toward HIV/AIDS and people living with HIV. The study produced a series of findings, including that only 42% of American adults know the fact that people living with HIV cannot transmit it while on proper treatment.

GLAAD responds to DaBaby’s remarks, calling them homophobic and inaccurate

Last week, GLAAD and 10 HIV organizations released an open letter to rapper DaBaby requesting a private meeting to discuss the facts about HIV and how it is a preventable and treatable condition, and to discuss a long-term opportunity for him to share the education to his fanbase.

Jewel joins GLAAD's Summer of Equality campaign

Jewel joins GLAAD's Summer of Equality campaign

This week, GLAAD partnered with the Freedom & Opportunity For All Coalition and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel to send phone messages to LGBTQ people and allies across the United States inviting them to participate in a virtual town hall to learn more about the Equality Act and what they can do to support it. 

Taylor Swift partners with GLAAD to launch the “Summer of Equality” campaign

Taylor Swift partners with GLAAD to launch the “Summer of Equality” campaign

On June 1, GLAAD and global superstar Taylor Swift announced the “Summer of Equality” campaign, an initiative aimed at amplifying the voices of LGBTQ voters and allies across the country in support of the Equality Act. If passed, the Equality Act would secure comprehensive protections against discrimination for every LGBTQ American.  

GLAAD releases Social Media Safety Index

GLAAD releases Social Media Safety Index

This week, GLAAD released the findings of its inaugural Social Media Safety Index (SMSI), an analysis of LGBTQ user safety across five major social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok, and the first-ever tech-industry baseline of LGBTQ user safety. Results from the Index debuted during a special segment on Axios on HB