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Snapshots of Our Work

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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What to Watch: Tuesday, May 22

It's graduation day at McKinley in the Glee season finale at a special time and The L.A. Complex's Kal worries that he and Tariq's relationship may not be as secret as he thought.Read More

EEOC Inclusion of Transgender Employees Under Civil Rights Act Takes Effect Today

“This is a historic day for human rights in the United States…starting today transgender and gender non-conforming people now have legal recourse if they face discrimination on the job," said Masen Davis, executive director of the Transgender Law Center (TLC). "We no longer have to be silent when we are fired or not hired simply for being who we are.”

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May 21, 2012

NAACP Endorses Marriage Equality in a 62-2 Vote

President and CEO, Ben Jealous of the NAACP clarifies and cements its position on marriage equality for the LGBT community.Read More

#EqualLoveEqualRights: GLAAD Working with Campaign Founder Shane Bitney Crone

On top of suddenly losing his partner of six years, Shane Bitney Crone was forced to suffer even more because his relationship wasn't legally recognized in the eyes of the law. Shane created a YouTube video with the hope that other couples won't have to go through what he did. The video has been viewed more than 2.4 million times.Read More

May 21, 2012

Jenna Talackova Finishes Among the Top 12 Semi-Finalists in Miss Universe Canada Pageant

Jenna Talackova finished among the top twelve semi-finalists of the Miss Universe Canada pageant on Saturday, where she also took home a Miss Congeniality award.Read More