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Keep the Lights On Scores Four Spirit Awards Nods, How to Survive a Plague Wins Gotham Award

November 27, 2012

This Tuesday, the nominees for Film Independent’s Spirit Awards were announced, recognizing accomplishments by indie filmmakers’ during the past year. Several LGBT inclusive films received nods, including Ira Sachs’ Keep the Lights On which was nominated in four categories.

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Community Demands Justice for Young Woman Attacked on Thanksgiving in Alabama

Mallory Owens visited her girlfriend’s family for Thanksgiving, but was brutally attacked by her girlfriend’s brother, leaving her with multiple fractures, a broken nose, and eyes swollen shut.Read More

Support GLAAD on #GivingTuesday!

Here's your chance to give back. On Tuesday November 27, 2012, global charities, families, businesses, community centers, students and more will come together for #GivingTuesday.

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What to Watch Tuesday 11/27: 'Emily Owens, M.D.'s' Tyra Considers Coming Out to Parents

Tonight catch all new episodes of Emily Owens, M.D., Go On, The New Normal and Underemployed.Read More

Are you getting married in Washington? GLAAD wants to hear from you!

If you and your loved one plan to wed on the first days of marriage equality in the state and are open to sharing your love story and wedding plans with the media, GLAAD really wants to hear from you!

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November 26, 2012

Take Action Against Uganda's "Kill the Gays" Bill

Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill is still in play, and its connection to American Evangelical leaders has become clearer. Scott Lively, who is profiled on GLAAD’s CAP page, led an “anti-homosexuality” conference in Kampala, Uganda in 2009. He is now taking credit for much of the bill in an article published on World Net Daily. At the time of the conference, Lively was heavily criticized by the international community for meeting directly with Ugandan government officials and pushing for what has become known as the “Kill the Gays” bill.

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