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Religion News Summary Highlights for June 14, 2012

Carrie Underwood supports marriage equality. Pro-LGBT sermons gain traction on YouTube. And the Vatican's condemnation of Sister Margaret Farley's book reminds us of 40 years ago.

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#SupportCarrie - Thank Carrie Underwood for standing up for equality!

After announcing that she supports marriage equality, singer Carrie Underwood has come under fire from some fans. In an interview with U.K.'s The Independent, Underwood said, "As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love, and want to marry. I can't imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love." Read More

What to Watch: Thursday, June 14

Tonight catch the AIDS crisis documentary We Were Here on PBS and check out Chely Wright's coming out documentary Wish Me Away with Diversity on Demand.Read More

 
June 13, 2012

Coalitions and Community Members Support CeCe McDonald

GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community. Read More

 
June 13, 2012

TLC Pulls Cake Boss Episode After Carmen Carrera and Her Supporters Speak Out

Following statements of outrage from transgender woman Carmen Carrera, her supporters and GLAAD over how an episode of Cake Boss depicted the performer as the punchline to a prank setup, TLC has pulled the episode from airwaves.

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GLAAD Stands with Carmen Carrera in Demanding Action from TLC after Anti-Transgender Prank on Cake Boss

After a recent episode of TLC's “Cake Boss” made Carmen Carrera the punchline in an anti-trans prank, GLAAD joins Carrera in demanding action from the network.

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