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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

April 4, 2012

Today marks the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And as we honor Dr. King’s vision of equality, IN THE LIFE, the only national LGBT issue-oriented television program, looks back at inspiring interviews with LGBT people and allies “who stood up, spoke out and made a difference in the fight for full LGBT equality.”

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What to Watch: Wednesday, April 4

The season finale of Happy Endings has the group at Derrick and Eric's wedding and Michael worries that he may lose his job on a new Million Dollar Listing New York.

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April 3, 2012

Jenna Talackova Calls for a More Inclusive Miss Universe Competition

Following the announcement that the Miss Universe Organization would allow transgender contestant Jenna Talackova to compete, and that GLAAD would be working with Miss Universe to open the pageant up to the trans community, Talackova says she wants pageant owner Donald Trump to make sure “no one else has to suffer the discrimination I have had to endure.”

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GLAAD Mourns Transgender Advocate and HIV/AIDS Activist Alexis Rivera

Last week, transgender advocate Alexis Rivera passed away from complications related to HIV. Rivera was 34 years old and worked as Policy Advocate at the Transgender Law Center in San Francisco since 2007. GLAAD offers deepest condolences to her friends, family, and all who loved her.

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April 3, 2012

Congrats to Neil Patrick Harris on Returning as Tony Host

Out performer Neil Patrick Harris has been confirmed as host of this year’s Tony Awards, marking his third time in the role.

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What to Watch: Tuesday, April 3

Four vocalists will be sent home on tonight's The Voice elimination show, Tabatha Takes Over a bed and breakfast in the series finale and Fashion Star contestants are challenged to create couture and mass market.Read More