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GLAAD, Miss Universe announce policy change to allow transgender women

GLAAD and the Miss Universe Organization today announced that the competition would become open to transgender women. Read More

What to Watch: Tuesday, April 10

Tonight Glee returns with special guest star Matt Bomer, BIO airs the behind the scenes special Glee: Keep On Believin', designers are challenged to create living window displays on Fashion Star and an elimination episode of The Voice.

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Snapshots of Our Work

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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What to Watch: Monday, April 9

Bo must stop a fae war from breaking out on tonight's Lost Girl season finale, members of the Glee cast are interviewed on Inside the Actors Studio, plus new episodes of The Voice, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, RuPaul's Drag Race and Smash.Read More

 
April 6, 2012

UPDATED: BYU Students Release "It Gets Better" Video

On April 4, Brigham Young University’s Provo campus held a one and a half hour forum titled “Everything you wanted to know about homosexuality but were too afraid to ask,” sponsored by BYU’s sociology department in coordination with a few sociology and psychology classes. Openly lesbian and devout Latter-day Saint Bridey Jensen, a student at BYU, was part of the panel. She said, “Both of these things are just a fundamental part of me that I never chose […] Just because I accept [that I am gay] doesn’t mean I believe in the gospel any less."

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Yet Another Major Study Finds Strong LGBT Support Among Latinos

A study released by the Pew Hispanic Center April 4 found that 59 percent of U.S. Latinos say homosexuality should be accepted by society. This comes as no surprise given the rise in positive representations of LGBT people and issues in Spanish-language media in recent years.

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