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Obama opposes Boy Scouts' anti-gay policies and another Eagle Scout returns his medal

Following the announcement that President Obama opposes discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America, Aaron Becker penned a piece penned a piece for the Daily Beast explaining why he is returning his Eagle Scout medal.

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August 9, 2012

D.L. Hughley Breaks Up with Chick-Fil-A

Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley parted ways with Chick-Fil-A publicly through a break-up letter published on The Huffington Post.

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LGBT Stars and Causes Championed at VH1's Do Something Awards

Voting is closing soon for the 2012 Do Something Awards and several LGBT stars, allies and inclusive television series are nominated for their charitable works and roles in raising awareness.Read More

Govt-funded Campaign Educates to End Violence & Discrimination against DC's Trans Community

As violence against the trans community increases in our nation’s capital and adds onto the many forms of systemic discrimination trans people face, the DC Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to promote respect and educate the public on these issues in the first government-funded campaign of its kind.

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Jennifer Tyrrell to be Grand Marshall at Toledo Pride

Jennifer Tyrrell, the former den mother leading the efforts to end the Boy Scout’s discriminatory policies, will serve as Grand Marshall at the second annual Toledo Pride Parade and will speak at a commitment ceremony on the same day, hosted by Toledo Pride and Support Marriage Equality in Ohio.

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Controversial Anti-LGBT Talk Show Off the Airwaves

After a year-plus long campaign by GLAAD and NHMC, José Luis Sin Censura--which for several years aired virulent anti-gay, anti-Latino and anti-female content--is finally off the airwaves.Read More