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What to Watch: Thursday, April 19

Tonight the Grey's Anatomy team works on a Jane Doe case that draws national attention and Andy returns to The Office.Read More

 
April 19, 2012

Remembering the Persecution of Gay Men and Lesbians on Yom HaShoah

Wednesday at sundown marked the beginning of Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Day of Remembrance. Among the millions of people who were arrested, tortured, or killed during this tragedy were over 100,000 gay men. About half of these men were sentenced to prison or work camps, where they were forced to wear pink triangles.

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'The Daily' App Runs Article on Transgender History in the Media

Yesterday, 'The Daily,' a news app for iPad launched in early 2011, published an article featuring transgender people sharing their own histories in relation to memorable moments in media and pop culture.

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April 18, 2012

Glee Introduces Its First Transgender Character

Glee raised the bar for diversity on network television again last night, when it introduced a new character named Unique, a transgender African American student and performer in rival glee club Vocal Adrenaline.Read More

New Report on Discrimination Against Latina Transgender Women by Law Enforcement

In a new report, researchers explore the extent of discrimination and mistreatment that Latina transgender women living in Los Angeles, California experience from the very people whose job it is to uphold justice.

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UPDATE: Support Growing for Gay Mom Removed from Ohio Boy Scouts Chapter

Nearly 1,000 people have signed a Change.org petition in support of Jennifer Tyrrell, the gay mom from Ohio who was removed from her volunteer post with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) just because she's gay.Read More