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Powerful Anti-Bullying Message Graces Front Page of Iowa Newspaper

In a rare and poignant display of outspoken advocacy, Iowa's Sioux City Journal devoted the entire front page of its popular Sunday edition to a powerful anti-bullying message (and image).

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April 23, 2012

OMG from Yahoo! Launches "Out and Proud in Hollywood" Tab in Conjunction with the #glaadawards

OMG! from Yahoo! has come out of the closet to celebrate the GLAAD Media awards. The site that gives the latest dose of celebrity goodness has created a new "Out and Proud in Hollywood" tab.Read More

April 23, 2012

Israel's Conservative Rabbinical Seminary Votes to Accept Gay and Lesbian Students

On Thursday, April 19, the board of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies voted nearly-unanimously to reverse this ban and will start accepting gay and lesbian students beginning next year. Rabbi Mauricio Balter, President of the Israeli Conservative Movement Rabbinical Assembly, is supportive of the vote.

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Media Round-up of GLSEN's Day of Silence

To commemorate the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) Day of Silence, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and allies worked to raise awareness about anti-LGBT bullying by not speaking. You can see some of the media coverage of the Day of Silence below.

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What to Watch: Monday, April 23

Tonight catch all new episodes of Smash, Lost Girl, The Secret Life of the American Teenager and the season finale of RuPaul's Drag Race.Read More

Video: Glee's Max Adler and Grant Gustin introduce Rodemeyer family at #glaadawards

Max Adler and Grant Gustin took the stage at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday to introduce Tim, Tracy and Alyssa Rodemeyer, the family of Jamey Rodemeyer, who died by suicide last September.Read More