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Anti-Trans Miss Pennsylvania USA Resigns

June 6, 2012

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

What to Watch: Wednesday, June 6

Jay comes out to his parents on tonight's all new White Heat; the Around the World in 80 Plates chefs visit Tuscany; and Fran is forced to make a tough choice on the season finale of Happily Divorced.Read More

 
June 5, 2012

Video: Pretty Little Liars Cast Presents Award to Days of Our Lives at #glaadawards in SF

This past Saturday, Shay Mitchell, Ian Harding and Ashley Benson of Pretty Little Liars presented the award for the Outstanding Daily Drama category at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.Read More

 
June 5, 2012

Outfest Releases 2012 Summer Lineup

The schedule for Outfest 2012 was released yesterday, showcasing highlights to look out for both in Los Angeles and other LGBT film festivals going on around the country over the course of the year. Read More

 
June 5, 2012

Janet Mock remembers Lorena Escalera at #glaadawards

On Saturday night at the 23rd GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, Janet Mock, noted author, trans advocate and editor of People.com, joined GLAAD in calling for a meeting with staff members of The New York Times to discuss transgender issues.

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