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From September 20-26, join GLAAD in recognizing the bisexual community for Bisexual Awareness Week, including Celebrate Bisexuality Day on September 23.
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When theology professor H. Adam Ackley announced that he is transgender, Azusa Pacific University asked him to resign from his position. Professor Ackely is still teaching, and students have rallied support for their teacher.
One student has started a Change.org petition, demanding that the school put in protections for transgender students and faculty.
UPDATE: After a remarkable worldwide campaign by consumers and LGBT activists to boycott his family's pasta company, Guido Barilla has issued a second apology via video on the company's website. Claiming to be "depressed and saddened" by the reaction to his words and pledging to meet with organizations that "best represent the evolution of the family" in the coming weeks to learn how to better approach these issues, Barilla has clearly recognized the financial cost of homophobia.
GLAAD's first annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) examines how LGBT people were depicted in Hollywood films released by six major studios, but we need your help to send them the message that including LGBT people in the stories they tell is important. Read our open letter to Hollywood filmmakers and sign on below if you agree!