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Washington D.C. ESPN Radio Hosts Inadequately Apologize for Calling Trans Basketball Player Gabrielle Ludwig "it,"

December 10, 2012
ESPN Radio hosts in Washington D.C. apologized today for having called a transgender basketball player "it" last week, but the apology only scratched the surface of how disrespectful the initial segment was.Read More

International Human Rights Day: The Global Issue of Anti-Transgender Violence

On this 2012 observance of International Human Rights Day, anti-transgender violence continues to be suffered at alarming rates around the world.

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The Fabulous Beekman Boys Win 'The Amazing Race'

Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, best known as The Faboulous Beekman Boys, won CBS’s The Amazing Race’s $1 million grand prize last night as the couple crossed the finish line in New York City.Read More

LGBTQ Club Denied Charter at Point Loma Nazarene University

An LGBTQ club was denied its charter this week at Point Loma Nazarene University, a conservative Christian college in San Diego, CA.

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International Human Rights Day, Get Involved!

More than 60 years ago, the United Nations declared December 10 International Human Rights Day.

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December 10, 2012

Merck Foundation Suspends Funding to Boy Scouts of America until Ban on Gay Scouts And Leaders Ends

The Merck Foundation became the latest corporate leader to speak out against the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gay scouts and scout leaders. The Merck Foundation announced that it will suspend all funding to the BSA and will consider funding the organization again when the BSA ends the discriminatory ban.

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