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Linda Perry Moves 'The Talk' Hosts to Tears and Raises Awareness of Programs at the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center

May 8, 2012
Musician Linda Perry appeared on The Talk today and discussed her involvement with the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center, and their upcoming annual event “An Evening with Women.”Read More

Stand Up for Gay Iowa Student Barred from $40,000 Scholarship Presentation

Take action to support Keaton Fuller, an openly gay senior at Prince of Peace Catholic School in Clinton, Iowa, who was denied the opportunity to receive the Matthew Shepard Scholarship from the Eychaner Foundation at his school awards ceremony.Read More

May 8, 2012

Author and Illustrator Maurice Sendak Passes Away at 83

For millions of children and adults, Maurice Sendak's Where The Wild Things Are has long held an esteemed place on their bookshelf, though for much of the book’s life since it was first published in 1963, most didn’t know it had been written by a gay man.Read More

May 8, 2012

The Root and Pam Spaulding Discuss the Concrete Harms of NC's Amendment One

The Root's Nsenga Burton, editor-at-large, interviewed Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend in a gripping article and continuing effort to elevate awareness about the detriment of Amendment One in North Carolina, which is up for a vote today.

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What to Watch: Tuesday, May 8

Tonight Glee celebrates senior prom, Fashion Star designers create for a specific assigned store with an elimination twist, The L.A. Complex's Kal and Tariq argue on studio time; and Dorneget returns to NCIS.Read More

VIDEOS: Dynasty Young and His Mother Speak with Good Morning America, CNN & MSNBC

Following GLAAD media training, Dynasty Young and his mother, Chelisa Grimes, have shared their story on Good Morning America, CNN and MSNBC. GLAAD staff have also been working closely with local and national media outlets to ensure that this story is told in an accurate and thoughtful way.Read More