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Washington D.C. ESPN Radio Suspends Czaban and Pollin for Anti-Trans Segment

December 11, 2012
Following outreach from GLAAD, ESPN980 in Washington D.C. announced today that it has suspended Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, hosts of the "Sports Reporters" show, over a segment they ran last week in which the pair made fun of transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig.Read More

Shonda Rhimes Defends LGBT Visibility on TV

Shonda Rhimes, the creator of such shows as Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal and winner of the 2012 Gold Gate Award, defended her decision to feature gay and lesbian characters on her shows after receiving a tweet asking why they were so prominent.

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Melissa Harris-Perry Highlights Wedding of LGBT Couple

An LGBT couple whose engagement at the White House's LGBT Pride Month reception went viral in an online video were married last week in New York City.Read More

What to Watch Tuesday 12/11: Max Looks For a New BFF on Happy Endings

Tonight catch all new episodes of Happy Endings, Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23 and Underemployed.

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December 10, 2012

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

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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