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LGBT History Month Begins Today

October 1, 2012

Today marks the beginning of the 18th annual observance of LGBT History Month. Find out about the event's history, and see which LGBT icons are being profiled by Equality Forum this year.

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NCTE Launches New "Voting While Trans" PSA Series Featuring Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Kit Yan & Other Trans Advocates

This year as many as 25,000 Transgender Americans face being denied the right to vote or having their vote discounted because of new strict photo-ID laws. Visit GLAAD.org/Vote to find out how you can register to vote and protect yourself this November. Read More

#SpiritDay -- there's an app for that!

GLAAD is happy to announce that you can now support Spirit Day right from your phone!

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October 1, 2012

Spirit Day Founder Brittany McMillan Tells Personal Story in Advocate

The Advocate on Monday published a commentary from Spirit Day founder Brittany McMillan, in which the teenager discusses the importance of the upcoming event, and how her personal struggle with depression drove her to create it.

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#SpiritDay: 19 Days of Action to Stand Up to Bullying - Day 1

This year, GLAAD is counting down to Spirit Day with 19 Days of Action – quick and easy steps you can take each day to help stand up to bullying. Find out how you can take a stand against bullying and show your support for LGBT youth.

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What to Watch Monday 10/1: New Partners, Johnny Weir at Fashion Week

Tonight Be Good Johnny Weir takes on Fashion Week; plus all new episodes of Partners, Major Crimes and The Voice.

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