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Janet Mock Empowers Trans Women with #GirlsLikeUs Campaign

May 16, 2012
Trans advocate and editor of People.com launches the #GirlsLikeUs campaign to empower trans women.Read More

#LetDominicSpeak: Support Gay Catholic High School Graduation Speaker and Graduating Class

Dominic Sheahan-Stahl, a third-generation alumnus of Sacred Heart Academy, in Pleasant Hills, Michigan, was invited last fall to be the keynote speaker for the graduation class of 2012, which includes his brother Willi. Read More

What to Watch: Wednesday, May 16

Tonight check out the Suburgatory season finale, America's Next Top Model visits Hong Kong and new episodes of Modern Family, Don't Trust the B---- in Apt. 23, Revenge, Around the World in 80 Plates and White Heat.

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Jenna Talackova a Finalist for Miss Universe Canada

Jenna Talackova has been officially listed among the sixty-two national finalists scheduled to compete in the upcoming Miss Universe Canada competition.

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May 15, 2012

NY Times Does Not Retract Dehumanizing Coverage of Trans Woman Who Died in Fire

In response to criticism from the LGBT community and allies over its coverage of a fire that killed a transgender woman this weekend, the New York Times released a statement that reveals a lack of understanding of how serious this problem is.

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May 15, 2012

Jay-Z Speaks Out in Support of Marriage Equality

In a recent CNN interview, rapper Jay-Z spoke out in favor of President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality for same-sex couples. Read More