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Michelangelo Signorile invites Tony Perkins to discuss the meaning of 'hate'

August 20, 2012

In an open letter to Tony Perkins published in Huffington Post on Monday, LGBT advocate and talk show host Michelangelo Signorile asked anti-LGBT activist Tony Perkins to have a discussion about the word "hate" and why it applies to Perkins' organization.

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Secret Meetings, 'Conversion Therapy' and Male Power -- LGBT Life in El Salvador

Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentiment

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August 20, 2012

GLAAD and Beyonce Celebrate World Humanitarian Day

GLAAD joins Beyonce and the international community to applaud the bravery, strength and courage of human rights activists across the world. Read More

What to Watch: Monday, August 20

Tonight catch new episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Major Crimes, Single Ladies, Hell's Kitchen and Push Girls.Read More

 
August 17, 2012

LGBT Academy of Recording Arts Announces 8th Annual OUTMusic Awards

Each year at the OUTMusic Awards, the LGBT Academy of Recording Arts (LARA) recognizes some of the LGBT artists who have made significant contributions to the music industry.

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August 17, 2012

Update: LGBT organizations release joint statement regarding the shooting at Family Research Council (FRC)

We were saddened to hear news of the shooting this morning at the offices of the Family Research Council. Our hearts go out to the shooting victim, his family, and his co-workers.

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