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Toronto Blue Jays' Yunel Escobar to Work With GLAAD and You Can Play, following anti-gay slur

September 18, 2012

Today, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that shortstop Yunel Escobar will work with GLAAD and the You Can Play project, after he was seen with an anti-gay slur written in Spanish on his eye-black over the weekend.

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Local Girl Scouts Troop Supports Kentucky Dad as Boy Scouts of America Kick Him Out for Being Gay

A new petition campaign on Change.org with more than 2,000 signatures is urging the Boy Scouts' Kentucky-based Lincoln Heritage Council to reject the national organization's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and leaders, and to reinstate a local gay Boy Scouts leader.

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September 18, 2012

MLB, Toronto Blue Jays to Address "M*ricon" incident

GLAAD has spoken with both Major League Baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays organization this morning, regarding anti-gay language that was written on shortstop Yunel Escobar's eye-black this weekend.

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What to Watch Tuesday 9/18: White Collar Summer Finale

Tonight catch the summer finale of White Collar! Plus all new episodes of The New Normal, The Voice, Go On and All the Right Moves.

What to Watch: Tuesday, September 18

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Brandi Carlile and Catherine Shepherd Tie the Knot

Singer Brandi Carlile wed her partner Catherine Shepherd in Boston this past Saturday, September 15.

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It Gets Better Honored with Governors Award, New Special to Air October 9

MTV and Logo have announced the Emmy-nominated It Gets Better Project will return with a new hour long “It Gets Better” special to air on October 9.

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