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LGBT Pride in Mexico City: Party or Politics?

Mexico City's LGBT pride festival has been growing every year, and a question that often arises is: should LGBT pride focus on partying or politics?

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Orgullo LGBT en la Ciudad de México: ¿Fiesta o Política?

Cada año crece el festival de orgullo LGBT en la ciudad de México, y la pregunta que surge con frecuencia es si ¿debe centrarse el orgullo LGBT en la fiesta o en la política?

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June 6, 2012

Leaders Join Together in Historic March to End Stop and Frisk

Yesterday, GLAAD and several other LGBT, civil rights, faith and labor organizations held a press conference at the historic Stonewall Inn to rally together against New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy and to announce joint support for the June 17th silent march against police harassment.

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Retired NFL Player Wade Davis Comes Out to the Public

Former pro football player Wade Davis publicly announced yesterday that he is gay. The 34-year-old cornerback who played with Tennessee Titans, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Washington Redskins spoke with Outsports and SB Nation about being a gay athlete and his current work with disenfranchised lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, and non-conforming youth.

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June 6, 2012

Anti-Trans Miss Pennsylvania USA Resigns

Sheena Monnin, the reigning Miss Pennsylvania USA (who did not make it into the final sixteen of the Miss USA pageant this weekend) has resigned from her post, organizers say, because she disagreed with the pageant's inclusion of transgender women.

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June 6, 2012

Vote for Spirit Day Founder Brittany McMillan in Seventeen's Pretty Amazing Contest

Spirit Day Founder Brittany McMillan is pretty amazing. If you think so, too, vote now to help get Brittany on the cover of Seventeen’s October issue and receive a $20,000 scholarship. Read More