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Reggae Singer Beenie Man Says He Respects LGBT People Despite Anti-LGBT History

May 18, 2012
In a new video, Jamaican reggae artist Beenie Man says he respects “each and every human being” regardless of their sexual orientation. The video is a response of sorts to the global protests against his music and concerts that resulted from years of the artist writing and performing songs calling for the murder of gay people.Read More

 
May 18, 2012

The GLAAD Wrap: Ellen Nabs Mark Twain Prize and Gloria Estefan is GLEEful

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.Read More

What to Watch: This Weekend, May 18-20

This weekend catch the Billboard Music Awards, Nurse Jackie meets with her divorce lawyers, a new episode of The Borgias and showings of As Good as It Gets and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.Read More

La Organización Panamericana de Salud Denuncia las "Terapias de Conversión"

Hoy, 17 de mayo, que es el Día Internacional Contra la Homofobia y Transfobia, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud dio a conocer un reporte de posicionamiento en que denunció las llamadas "terapias de conversión, "y, además, hizo un llamado a instituciones académicas, gobiernos y los medios de comunicación a tomar las medidas adecuadas para condenar y educar acerca de estas prácticas.

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May 17, 2012

Meet Next Season's New LGBT TV Characters

This week in New York, the five major broadcast networks previewed their upcoming fall seasons for advertisers, and gave us all an idea of what the 2012-2013 broadcast television season will look like. Though it’s still early, we already know of several new shows LGBT viewers should definitely look forward to.Read More

Pan American Health Organization Denounces So-Called “Conversion” Therapies

Today, May 17, on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the Pan American Health Organization released a position statement in which it denounced so-called “conversion therapies,” and called for government, media and academia to take appropriate measures to condemn these practices and to educate the public

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