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GLAAD and Athlete Ally Offering Trainings to Pro Teams

June 19, 2012

Following this weekend's historic LGBT Sports Summit at Nike Headquarters in Oregon, GLAAD is proud to announce that we are teaming up Athlete Ally and its founder Hudson Taylor to offer LGBT Ally trainings to all 141 major league sports teams.

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What to Watch: Tuesday, June 19

Tonight Emily gets some surprising news on Pretty Little Liars; The Glee Project learns vulnerability; and all new episodes of Jane By Design and HGTV Design Star.Read More

June 18, 2012

Conan O'Brien Apologizes For Anti-Trans Joke

Conan O'Brien apologized today after a monologue joke delivered by Conan O’Brien on his show last Tuesday upset members and allies of the LGBT community. Read More

Corporate America Giants Support LGBT Equality, CNBC Reports

CNBC has a great story on how the CEOS of AT&T and the accounting firm Ernst & Young have taken public stances in support equality for people in the LGBT community in recent months. James S. Turley, CEO and Chairman of the latter business, has promised to work with the Boy Scouts of America, as a current board member, to repeal their anti-inclusive policies against LGBT participants.Read More

Video: Eagle Scout renounces rank in opposition to anti-gay ban

MSBNC’s Thomas Roberts today featured former Eagle Scout Naka Nathaniel, who recently renounced his rank until the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) ends its ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders.Read More

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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