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GLAAD drops full name, now known simply as acronym; renews commitment to bi, trans people

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From GLAAD blog:

On Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC, GLAAD announced that the organization has formally dropped the words 'Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation' from its name and will be known going forward as simply GLAAD, the LGBT media advocacy organization.

Accompanying the change in name is a renewed commitment to incorporate bi and trans people, as well as allies from diverse backgrounds in GLAAD's work to shape the media narrative and build public support for the LGBT community.

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