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Evangelical Chrisitan Mom Shares Loving Story of Lesbian Daughter

June 15, 2012

Shari Johnson is a proud mom, and rightfully so. Her daughter Cholene is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, the second woman to fly the U-2 spy plane, and was a captain for a commercial airline. But Johnson admits to the Washington Post that she was not prepared embrace her 37-year old daughter coming out a few years ago. At that time, being gay and being the perfect daughter were mutually exclusive. She writes, “In my experience, ‘gay pride’ was not on the acceptable list of parental bragging rights.”

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Sofía Vergara se Declara a Favor del Matrimonio Igualitario

En una reciente entrevista, Sofia Vergara, la famosa actriz colombiana y coprotagonista de la serie estadounidense “Modern Family,” se declaró a favor del matrimonio igualitario.Read More

Advocate and Blogger Jeremy Hooper Becomes Best-Selling Author

Equality advocate, Good As You site editor and creator, #glaadcap contributor and master of wit Jeremy Hooper can now add best-selling book author to his list of accomplishments. If It’s a Choice, My Zygote Chose Balls: Making Sense of Senseless Controversy, released earlier this month, is part memoir, part social commentary, and all parts awesome.

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GLAAD Congratulates DREAM Act Advocates

Today the Obama administration announced it would cease some deportations and offer undocumented young people who meet certain requirements the opportunity to work legally. GLAAD applauds the young, undocumented leaders, many of whom are LGBT, for their tireless advocacy to ensure that all Americans have access to safety, equal opportunity and protection.

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What to Watch: This Weekend, June 15-17

This weekend catch the season finales of Nurse Jackie and The Borgias; all new episodes of True Blood, Say Yes to the Dress, and Fashion Police; plus a showing of Dr. T and the Women.Read More

Sofia Vergara Supports Marriage Equality

Sofia Vergara, who co-stars in Modern Family, recently spoke about her support of marriage equality in an interview on Terra.com.Read More