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Olympics Opening Ceremony Features Same-Sex Kiss: First Ever Televised in Many Countries

July 30, 2012
Last Friday millions around the globe tuned into the opening ceremony of the Games of the XXX Olympiad and for many this meant seeing a same-sex couple kissing for the first time on television.Read More

July 30, 2012

Seventeen Magazine Seeking America's Best Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Seventeen magazine is holding its annual Best Boyfriend or Girlfriend in America contest, and they are looking for young women between the ages of 15 and 22, of all sexual orientations, to submit their significant other for consideration. Also, it's the last day to vote for Brittany!!

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What to Watch: Monday, July 30

Tonight catch all new episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, The Closer, Single Ladies, Push Girls, The Glass House, Teen Wolf and In the Big House.Read More

July 27, 2012

Conversation and Book Signing with Neil Giuliano, Former GLAAD President

CEO of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Neil Giuliano, who formerly served as mayor of Tempe, Arizona and as President of GLAAD, released his memoir, The Campaign Within: A Mayor's Private Journey to Public Leadership, earlier this month.

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GLAAD Mourns the Loss of Actress Lupe Ontiveros, LGBT Ally and Advocate

The iconic Latina actress died July 26, 2012 at the age of 69. The actress best known for her role as Yolanda Saldivar in "Selena" once expressed that she longed "to play a lesbian."Read More

The GLAAD Wrap: Jack & Diane Gets a Trailer and Pet Shop Boys Hit the Roller Derby

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend. Read More