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Jamaican Reggae-Fusion Singer Diana King Comes Out As a Lesbian

June 28, 2012
Diana King, the reggae fusion singer-songwriter, came out to her fans today via Facebook with a post entitled “YES!! I AM A LESBIAN.”Read More

Over 300,000 Americans Support End to Boy Scouts of America's Ban on Gay Americans

Only two months ago Jennifer contacted GLAAD to help share her story and work to end the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay scouts and gay scout leaders. She also started a Change.org petition to rally support and today the petition has reached over 300,000 signatures. Read More

What to Watch: Thursday, June 28

Tyler Clementi's parents sit down for their first formal interview on tonight's Rock Center with Brian Williams. Also catch the series premiere of Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell and re-live the best of The Real Housewives reunions past with host Andy Cohen.Read More

 
June 27, 2012

LaLa Anthony's 'Single Ladies' Guest Role Counters Homophobia

LaLa Anthony joins the cast of Single Ladies on Vh1 in hopes that her guest will teach valuable lessons about homophobia and navigating family relationships.

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Cyndi Lauper Fights Homelessness, Empowers Youth with Forty to None Project

The Forty to None Project, the first national organization to focus solely on youth homelessness and its impact on youth who are LGBT, was launched on Tuesday by the True Colors Fund, according to its Executive Director and co-founder Gregory Lewis.

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Vigils Held Around the Country for Young Couple Kristene and Mollie After Shooting

Police say 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 on Friday night and were found approximately nine hours later.

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