11/25/2013 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)
New York – GLAAD has announced that media executive and LGBT advocate, Sarah Kate Ellis, will become its new president and CEO. As reported by The Huffington Post, the organization, which is dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, made the announcement this week, stating Ellis will step into her new role in January of next year.
Steve Warren, National Co-Chair of GLAAD’s Board of Directors, is quoted as saying of the change in a statement, “GLAAD’s unparalleled history in shifting American beliefs on LGBT families paved the way for our recent legal victories and will be instrumental in inspiring more and more Americans to stand with LGBT people and our families.”
The statement is further quoted as saying, “We are excited to welcome Sarah Kate at a time when our community needs more of GLAAD’s work in the media to share the stories that create real change.”
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