GLAAD Launches Southern Stories Initiative in Atlanta

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  GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, Wednesday launched GLAAD Southern Stories, a new program that aims to build support for equality in the American South. The launch was announced at GLAAD Atlanta, a celebration of national and local leaders advancing LGBT equality through the media. The event, which […]

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Keira Knightley Kissed Best Girlfriend at Prom, Teacher Disgusted

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  Keira Knightley had a great time at her prom. And by that, she means she went dressed in leather pants, brought her best friend who dressed as a boy, kissed for the photo, and were told the picture was “disgusting.” “I went to prom with my best mate, Emily. We both turned up an hour late, […]

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Lady Gaga: If You’re Uncomfortable, ‘You’re on the Wrong Side of History’

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Lady Gaga joined the bandwagon with Macklemore and Kylie Minogue of having same-sex couples getting engaged on stage last weekend when she invited her friend Jay onstage to propose to his boyfriend. During her show in Manchester, Gaga asked Jay, who Gaga calls “family and an incredible man and incredible friend,” and his boyfriend Shaun to come on stage. Jay […]

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Ted Olson: Marriage Equality Has Passed the ‘Point of No Return’

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Republican lawyer and former solicitor general Theodore Olson said in a new interview that he believes America’s same-sex marriage fight has passed “the point of no return.” “I do not believe that the United States Supreme Court could rule that all of those laws prohibiting marriage are suddenly constitutional after all these individuals have gotten […]

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Marco Marco: Celebration of High Fashion and Unique Beauty

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By Alexandra Temblador Men in heels, neon fabric in futuristic cuts, androgynous beauties, and an ecstatic crowd was all to be had at last night’s Marco Marco fashion show at the Vibiana Cathedral in downtown Los Angeles. In attendance at the fashion show were such stars as Adam Lambert, Carmen Electra, Jai Rodriguez, Chris Salvatore, […]

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West Virginia Attorney General Concedes Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey Thursday agreed to end the state’s defense of West Virginia’s discriminatory marriage ban in Lambda Legal’s marriage case one day after the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia lifted its stay on the case, McGee v. Cole. et. al. The state’s change in position comes […]

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Las Vegas Opens Chapel Doors To Same-Sex Couples

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It’s official: Las Vegas just got more fabulous. Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the same-sex marriage ban in Nevada. Due to this, Nevada became part of the 32 states to legalize same-sex marriage.  Clark County will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples on Wednesday, October 8 at 2 p.m. “This is a historic day for Las Vegas and the great state of Nevada,” […]

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October 6th: A Day of Active Inaction For Marriage Equality

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By Alexandra Temblador   On Monday October 6th 2014, the Supreme Court made a significant decision without actually making a decision. The Supreme Court rejected appeals from five states where gay marriage had been prohibited and the lower courts had ruled the bans as unconstitutional. By denying the appeals, it upheld the unconstitutional rulings of […]

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Nearly 100 People Show For Iowa Pride Network’s Youth Summit

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Iowa Pride Network held its 8th Annual Leadership Summit at Grinnell College on Saturday with 80 students and advisors from Gay-Straight Alliances (GSA) across the state. Iowa Pride Network, a program of One Iowa, is an organization that represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students. In spring of this year, Iowa Pride Network merged its student […]

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Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart For Healthcare Damages

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After the world’s largest public corporation, Walmart, denied employee Jacqueline Cote’s wife Diana Smithson spousal health care, the Gay and Lesbian Defenders (GLAD) filed a charge of discrimination against the company. According to GLAD, who filed the complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, refusing to cover Smithson – who […]

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