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Video: Grey's Anatomy creator, Shonda Rhimes, receives Golden Gate Award, presented by Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz and Katie Lowes at #glaadawards

June 4, 2012
This past Saturday, Scandal stars Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz and Katie Lowes presented Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal) with the Golden Gate Award at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.Read More

Violence Against Transgender People and People of Color is Disproportionately High, LGBTQH Murder Rate Peaks

The murder rate of people who are LGBTQH is at its highest, according to a recently released 2011 report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report also shows that transgender women, people of color, and youth and young adults are at a disproportionately high risk of being victims of what the NCAVP terms hate violence.

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Pioneer Gay Priest's Story "Taking a Chance on God" Documents Life of Fr. John McNeill

Taking A Chance on God, a new documentary on the life of gay pioneer priest John McNeill is screening at festivals around the world. The film highlights McNeill’s role as hero and pioneer of the international LGBT civil rights movement. Read More

June 4, 2012

Facebook, first social media company honored at #glaadawards, shares touching stories of LGBT users

This Saturday at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, Facebook received a Special Recognition Award for its work to create a welcoming space for LGBT people. Facebook became the first social media network to receive a GLAAD Media Award.

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What to Watch: Monday, June 4

Tonight watch as Anne reveals some important news on the Secret Life of the American Teenager season finale; the back to back series premiere of Push Girls; and a new episode of Lost Girl.Read More

Miss USA crowned after announcing support for transgender women

After announcing her support for transgender women, Olivia Culpo of Rhode Island was crowned Miss USA 2012.

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