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Zach Wahls delivers 275,000 signatures to Boy Scouts calling for end to anti-gay policies

Outspoken advocate, author and Eagle Scout, Zach Wahls, today delivered more than 275,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America, calling on the group to end its long history of anti-gay discrimination and reinstate Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell.Read More

May 30, 2012

Take part in Mombian's 7th Annual Blogging for LGBT Families Day

Mombian (Sustenance for Lesbian Moms) is calling for anyone to write a blog post relating to LGBT families for their 7th Annual Blogging for LGBT Families Day coming up this Friday, June 1st.

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What to Watch: Wednesday, May 30

A winner is chosen tonight on the America's Next Top Model: British Invasion season finale; Around the World in 80 Plates visits Marrakech; and a new episode of Happily Divorced.Read More

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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New York Times and ABC Highlight LGBT-Affirming African-American Congregation

On Saturday, the New York Times highlighted the LGBT-inclusive ministry at Rivers at Rehoboth, a Harlem-based congregation in New York City, in its article “A Rare Haven for Gay Men and Lesbians in Harlem.” The congregation, which is formed as the merger of Rivers of Living Faith and Rehoboth Temple, has its roots in the Black church tradition, while maintaining an active outreach to the Black LGBT population.Read More

NFL Players Speak Up As Allies For Gay Athletes

A dozen professional football players were asked this week about their thoughts on gay athletes and expressed unanimous support to Outsports.com--a story that has been picked up by mainstream media outlets. The reports show that the NFL is not only tolerant of gay athletes, but in fact could be an environment that fosters understanding and acceptance.

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