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Leaders Join Together in Historic March to End Stop and Frisk

June 6, 2012

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

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