Countering Defamation

It is part of the job of every social movement – countering opponents who will mischaracterize and mislead to undermine support. The movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality has faced more than our fair share of detractors who will seemingly say anything. Countering those untruths, unfortunately, is important work that may never end. Who would have thought that in 2011 gay people would be described as a public health threat similar to second-hand smoke? Watch this video to learn more about some of the heroes – donors and organizations – who work every day to fight for truth and fairness.