GLAAD unveils new campaign urging straight allies to take a stand for LGBT Equality – by: GLADD, OIA Newswire

Los Angeles, CA – The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced today the launch of the “Be an Ally & a Friend” public education campaign. This year’s campaign has 22 public service announcements (PSAs) featuring 32 top entertainers from the world of television, film and music.

“Now, more than ever, we need the support of straight allies in our work towards full equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community,” says GLAAD President Neil G. Giuliano. “Straight allies play a vital role in fostering a climate of understanding and respect for LGBT people in their communities, helping all of us to recognize the common ground that we share.”