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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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GLAAD Observes International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO). IDAHO, which is observed annually on May 17, has become a time of reflection on the state of equality and a time to take action towards furthering the well-being and legal protection of LGBT people worldwide.

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May 17, 2012

The LGBT Community Remembers Donna Summer

Singer and LGBT icon Donna Summer passed away in Florida this morning at age 63, according to TMZ. Since the very beginnings of her career in the 1970s, Summer was a gay icon and indelible symbol of the disco-era.

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