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Isis King Makes Her Acting Debut in Hello Forever

June 29, 2012
Transgender model Isis King can add acting to her resume as she makes her debut in Hello Forever, a film about the hardships faced by four Filipina women and their journey to find a way out of poverty.Read More

The GLAAD Wrap: Unforgivable Opens, New Episodes and Political Animals

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

June 29, 2012

Founder of Ali Forney Center, Carl Siciliano, Honored by White House

This morning, the White House announced that Carl Siciliano, executive director and founder of New York City’s Ali Forney Center, has been selected as a Champion of Change in the Fight Against Youth Homelessness. Read More

Kristene's 'Amazing' Progress After Tragic Texas Shooting, Says Her Family

Last week, Texas teenagers Mary Kristene Chapa and Mollie Judith Olgin, who were in a relationship, were shot execution style with a large-caliber gun in a park and were found approximately nine hours later. 19-year-old Texas A&M student Mollie was pronounced dead at the scene. Kristene, 18, has since been recovering at a rate that her doctors and family call “amazing.” NBC Latino and MSNBC spoke with Kristene’s older brother, Hilario, about his sister.

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Fans Ask Baseball Hall of Fame to Honor First Gay Player

An online petition is asking the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum to honor Glenn Burke, the first openly gay Major League Baseball player, despite a previous refusal to do so. Around 22,000 signatures on the petition, as well as the (at least) eleven teams that have made It Gets Better videos, and the three MLB players and their families who posed for the NOH8 campaign in the spring, indicate that baseball fans and players support LGBT inclusivity within the sport.

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What to Watch: This Weekend, June 29-July 1

This weekend True Blood's Lafayette accidentally puts Sookie's life into danger; plus catch all new episodes of Say Yes to the Dress, Randy to the Rescue and Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell.Read More