Posts by Nicholas Coppola

First transgender member of European Parliament

November 18, 2013

Nikki Sinclaire, a British member of the European Parliament, revealed that she is a transgender woman.

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November 14, 2013

Pier Kids: The Life was spurned by traditional studios, so they take the project directly to you

"Pier Kids: The Life" is a documentary that follows the lives of three LGBTQ homeless youth of color that gather on Christopher Street and the surrounding piers in New York City every night.

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November 13, 2013

Nickelodeon's TeenNick HALO awards transgender honoree talks to GLAAD

Zachary Kerr, a transgender teen who is one of the honorees at this year's Nickelodeon TeenNick HALO Awards, answered questions about his journey, his award, and his future plans.

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November 13, 2013

New "We Do" video reveals the incredible results of perseverance

The Campaign Southern Equality released a new video in their ongoing "We Do" campaign. The "We Do" campaign encourages LGBT couples in southern states to apply for marriage licenses in their local counties.Read More

November 8, 2013

Gay California teacher and football coach harassed and fired

Burke Wallace was an English teacher and the head varsity football coach at Livermore Valley Charter Prep High School in 2012 until he was terminated because he is a gay man.

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November 8, 2013

Son of Illinois lawmaker who raced back to support marriage equality passes away

Illinois Rep. Naomi Jakobsson was caring for her son, Garret, who was extremely ill when the marriage equality bill came to a vote. She rushed in and out of the Illinois Capitol to cast her vote. Sorrowfully Rep. Jakobsson's son Garret has passed away at the age of 46.

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November 8, 2013

LGBT equality first order of business for Virginia Governor-Elect

Governor elect Terry McAuliffe assured Virginians he will live up to his campaign promises, one of which was to sign an Executive Order protecting all state employees, including LGBT employees, from employment discrimination.

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November 8, 2013

European Union recognizes persecuted LGBT Africans seeking asylum

The European Court of Justice voted to give political asylum to LGBT people who are being persecuted and jailed for violating anti-LGBT laws in African countries.

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