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Bob Jones University LGBT Alumni Organize and March in NYC LGBT Pride

Bob Jones University is the latest of evangelical and fundamentalist colleges and universities to have its students and alumni form an unofficial LGBT organization. After quietly planning for months, BJUnity announced the launch of BJUnity.org and its organization to support LGBT and straight affirming alumni and students of fundamentalist Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina.

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June 18, 2012

GLAAD Joins Silent March Against 'Stop and Frisk'

GLAAD joins nearly 300 organizations in solidarity to march in protest to the marginalizing practices by the NYPD in the End Stop and Frisk: Silent March Against Racial Profiling.Read More

George Takei to take stand against Scouts' anti-gay ban with GLAAD, Jennifer Tyrrell at NYC Pride

TV icon George Takei will join Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell and GLAAD at the NYC Pride Pride march this Sunday in a stand against the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policies, NY Daily News' Carson Griffith exclusively reported today.Read More

What to Watch: Monday, June 18

Tonight on an all new Push Girls Tiphany must make a decision about her relationship; plus new episodes of Teen Wolf, Lost Girl and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.Read More

CNN notes increase in LGBT-inclusive advertising

In a feature segment on Friday, CNN reported on the recent surge of LGBT-inclusive advertising, taking special note of JC Penney's Father's Day ad featuring a Dallas-based gay couple and their two children. Read More

June 17, 2012

Dad in JC Penney Ad Talks About His Ultimate Father's Day Gift

Cooper Smith Koch might be better known to most of Americans as the 'gay dad on the right' in JCPenney's ad featuring Cooper's family. Cooper worked with GLAAD to speak out about how the ad has impacted his family in media outlets like CNN and in a Father's Day post on Huffington Post Gay Voices.

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