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What to Watch: Thursday, August 2

Tonight watch Project Runway as contestants are challenged to create red carpet looks for former Runway designers, plus all new episodes of Big Brother and The Real L Word.Read More

August 1, 2012

Being Christian is Not a Barrier to Accepting LGBT People

In light of Chick-Fil-A COO Dan Cathy’s statement that his opposition to marriage equality is rooted in his belief in the “biblical definition of the family unit,” GLAAD would like to point to the many Christians who understand that the “biblical” definition of family is not limited to husband, wife, and children, and who support marriage equality for all couples, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.

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Steve Martin, Lisa Vanderpump and other celebrities speak out about Chick-fil-A

Celebrities have taken to Twitter in response to the anti-LGBT stance of fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A and its COO Dan Cathy. Read More

Connecticut Judge Rules DOMA Unconstitutional

A Connecticut judge ruled that a provision of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.

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August 1, 2012

Writer Gore Vidal Passes Away at 86

Iconic novelist and playwright Gore Vidal passed away in Hollywood yesterday, leaving behind a legacy of both incisive writing and cultural scrutiny. Vidal was often seen as ahead of his time, writing about gay characters when the topic was still considered taboo.Read More

August 1, 2012

Jeremy Hooper Talks with CNN's Carol Costello about Chick-Fil-A

Blogger and author Jeremy Hooper appeared on CNN this morning to talk about the LGBT community’s reaction to today’s anti-gay “Chick-Fil-A appreciation day” and president Dan Cathy’s anti-gay statements and donations.

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